Pallet fencing is an excellent option if you are looking to get a new fence or you just want to upgrade the old one. It is quite cheap and easy to make since all you need is an idea of what you want, the right tools and time. The best thing about making a pallet fence is that you can save money that you would have spent on buying new wood to build your fence. It is also a great way to reuse the pallets that you and your friends may have lying around.
If you are wondering about the durability of a pallet fence, you don’t need to worry because pallets are quite strong and durable and will make a fence that will last a long time. This is a collection of ideas that you can use to build your DIY pallet fence.
Table of Contents
- 1 A Fence Garden Made of Pallets
- 2 A Pallet Fence to Dress up Your Chain Link Fence
- 3 Make Your Pallet Fence Colorful
- 4 Put Wheels on Your Pallet Fence
- 5 Make a Picket Fence out of Pallets
- 6 A Pallet Fence for Your Farm Animals
- 7 Make a Fence for Your Patio from Pallets
- 8 Use Pallets to Make a Privacy Fence
A Fence Garden Made of Pallets
This pallet fence idea will have your yard looking way more beautiful and creative than before. If you already have a fence in place, you don’t have to tear it down or remove it for this to work. You can just attach this beautiful garden fence to your old fence to give it a new look. You will also have a space to plant your flowers and herbs. Feel free to paint the pallets any color you feel will look great in your yard. The painting should be done before you attach your garden fence to your current fence and before you plant anything.
A Pallet Fence to Dress up Your Chain Link Fence
With a chain link fence, there is no privacy in your yard. People on the sidewalk and the neighbors can see everything that is on your yard and what you are doing outside. You can change that by making a pallet fence to dress up your chain link fence. However, you don’t have to get rid of your current fence just make it better. All you need to do is get your pallets and use other longer pieces of wood to hold them together. Then attach your new fence to the old one, and you now have a more private, better-looking yard. You can paint your pallet fence before attaching to give it a classic touch.
Make Your Pallet Fence Colorful
To get a colorful pallet fence, you first need to make a pallet fence. Then you need to decide on the color scheme for your fence and the pattern you want to paint. After that, you can paint your fence being careful not to get the paint all over the grass in your yard. The finished fence will have your compound looking bright and artistic.
Put Wheels on Your Pallet Fence
This idea will work for you if you want a fence that you can move around. It will work well in the case where you have something in your yard that you want to mark off or hide from sight. More so, you can use it when you have a specific activity or event in the yard. You can make this fence as a long continuous fence on wheels or as small sections that are hinged together or even as small separate sections. Choose whichever option works best for you and that which will suit the intended purpose.
Make a Picket Fence out of Pallets
Picket fences are a classic way of fencing off backyards. If you want one and don’t want want to spend so much on getting it, this is the best way to go. All you have to do is get your pallets and make the picket fence that you want. You can even paint it white to get the classic white picket fence look or any other color that you prefer.
A Pallet Fence for Your Farm Animals
If you have farm animals in your yard or you want to keep animals, this is a great way to build a fence that will help keep them in. It is cost effective too and will not cost you a kidney to buy the building materials. You only need to buy the posts, which you will use to anchor your structure, and the wood to be used to fit the pallets together. You will also need nails or screws.
Make a Fence for Your Patio from Pallets
For a patio fence elegance is key. So your pallet fence will need to be made to look sleek. To achieve this, you could paint it in one color then add a mural on it. Or just paint the mural without painting the whole thing. You also have the option to skip the mural all together and only have it in one smooth uniform color. To add to the beauty of this fence, you can use decorative details such as lamps and lights. Flowers will also come in handy.
Use Pallets to Make a Privacy Fence
A privacy fence is not really different from any other kind of a fence. The only feature that distinguishes it is the fact that a person on one side of the fence should not be able to see what is on the other side of the fence. When using pallets to make a privacy fence, make sure that the planks fit tightly together to make it completely opaque. You can make this kind of fence to mark off a part of your yard or as the actual fence surrounding your yard to provide the privacy. This kind of fence will take longer to make than all the others discussed here. You can finish the fence with a coat of paint to make it more beautiful and to add to its durability.
Pallet fences can be made in many different shapes and sizes and for different purposes. The fact they are cheap shouldn’t make you despise them; they can be made to look as elegant as fences made from any other wood.