21 Clever Pallet Coffee Tables For Your Living Space

Is your living room lacking? You might be on the hunt for a coffee table to help bring the room together! Instead of spending a lot of money on a table, consider making your own pallet coffee table. Use discarded wood pallets, and with a little handy work, you can have a custom coffee table that will dress up your living space. If you would rather pick up a high quality but reasonably priced coffee table check out Artisan Born’s amazing line of coffee tables available on their Etsy shop: Wood Slab Walnut Coffee Table, Live Edge Black Walnut Coffee Table, and Live Edge Walnut Coffee Table.

1. Pallet Coffee Table Built To Size

Rustic Pallet Table

Jackie at LifeStorage found an assortment of pallets left on the curb, so she picked them up and decided to make a coffee table to liven up her living space. This was such an affordable table that turned out perfect. See all the stain colors here.

2. White Washed Pallet Coffee Table

White Washed Pallet Coffee Table

Ana White’s blog shares how they used leftover wood pallets to create a coffee table to fit their living room. They used watered down white paint to give it a whitewash look. They share instructions on how they made it.

3. Stained Pallet Coffee Table

Stained Pallet Coffee Table 

Madison over at Espresso and Cream shares how she is not a crafty person by nature, decided to make this stained pallet coffee table. For someone who isn’t crafty, she did an amazing job. She documented her steps so you all can recreate the same style of table.

4. Reclaimed Wood Pallet Coffee Table

Reclaimed Wood Pallet Coffee Table 

Manda at Merry Thoughts loves working with reclaimed wood. This table offers a unique style as it has all different colors of grains of wood that it really sets it apart from the rest. You can see the hard work and love that went into this table. They took the time to share all the steps on how this coffee table was made.

5. Industrial Pallet Coffee Table

Industrial Pallet Coffee Table 

Dave at Dave’s Beach Hut made this incredible table using industrial pallets. With some measuring, sanding, and distressing they transformed this industrial pallet into a coffee table. See more about this table here.

6. Shipping Pallet On Wheels Coffee Table

Shipping Pallet On Wheels Coffee Table 

Johnnie at Saved By Love found this pallet on it’s way to being trash. Saw the potential and got to work to make this industrial but cozy coffee table with wheels on the bottom. It really added the perfect touch to their home. Tutorial here.

7. Rustic Pallet Coffee Table DIY

 Rustic Pallet Coffee Table DIY 

Dana at Wonder Forest had no idea where or what this would turn into but the finished product really is amazing. It is a nice sturdy coffee table that brings an element of rustic charm to the room. Find out here how she made it.

8. Easy and Affordable Pallet Coffee Table

Easy and Affordable Pallet Coffee Table 

Remove and Replace shares an easy diy for a pallet coffee table that is made on a budget. If you are wanting to make a table but don’t have a huge budget this might be a table that fits your price tag. Check out here how they did it.

9. 7-Step Pallet Coffee Table

7-Step Pallet Coffee Table 

Scrap Hacker shares how simple this table can be made, in just 7 easy steps. Find some good quality pallets and a few other handy supplies and before you know it, you have a coffee table. See how it is made.

10. Recycled Wooden Pallet Coffee Table

Recycled Wooden Pallet Coffee Table 

Mango and Tomato saw a bunch of pallets sitting in recycling and snagged it. Then got to work and created this rich brown coffee table that turned out wonderful, thanks to the wonderful world of Pinterest helping guide how to make. Make one of your own!

11. Transformed Wood Pallet Coffee Table

Transformed Wood Pallet Coffee Table 

Home Tone takes you through the steps on how they created this transformed coffee table. They started out with a wood pallet, nails, sandpaper and a few other supplies and ended up with a beautiful end result. Tutorial here.

12. Rich Colored Pallet Coffee Table

 Rich Colored Pallet Coffee Table 

Kim over at Shopping Kim made this stunning wood pallet coffee table. I love the rich colored stain she used to really give it a whole new look. You can’t even really tell these were pallets. See how it is made.

13. Rustic Coffee Table From Reclaimed Wood Pallets

Rustic Coffee Table From Reclaimed Wood Pallets 

Instructables shares a video and step by step guide on how they created this rustic charm coffee table. It is a great piece that can fit into most homes to give it that rustic farmhouse style that is so popular right now. Head over and see the how to make guide.

14. Simple Wood Pallet Coffee Table

Simple Wood Pallet Coffee Table 

DIY Projects did a great job making this pallet coffee table. They share an in-depth guide on just how they made it. If you are new to diy’s and want to try your hand, this might be a great one to start with. Follow instructions here.

15. Creative Shape Wooden Pallet Coffee Table

Creative Shape Wooden Pallet Coffee Table 

Instructables is back again with one creative way to use wooden pallets to make a coffee table. The unique shape will give you that one-of-a-kind looks to your table that will set it apart from others. They share exactly how they made it.

16. Pallet Coffee Table On A Dime

Pallet Coffee Table On A Dime 

A really basic and simple design is what Diva Of DIY was going for in this table. It gives a creative look to the room and they ended up adding some design on the top to really make it their own. See how it is made.

17. Glass Top Pallet Coffee Table

 Glass Top Pallet Coffee Table 

Plan B had such a great idea, create a coffee table using a wood pallet and then top it with a piece of glass. It truly gives the table a whole new look and appeal. Head over to see how it is made.

18. Outdoor Pallet Coffee Table

Outdoor Pallet Coffee Table 

Need a coffee table for outdoor entertaining? Joy Ever After shares how they made their deep and dark black wood pallet coffee table for their outdoor leisure time. Check it out here.

19. Industrial Leg Pallet Coffee Table

Mid century modern pallet coffee table

Want that industrial feel for your home or office? This Walnut stained reclaimed pallet table is a great option to create or even buy since this is so reasonable. We can make them in any size and have nine different finishes. For the DIYer you can purchase this unstained and finish it yourself. Check out our pallet coffee table here.

20. 30 Minute Pallet Coffee Table

30 Minute Pallet Coffee Table 

Instructables is sharing another super quick and easy table. It takes only 30 minutes to make this pallet coffee table. Now if you are new to diy’s you might have a bit more time invested. Either way, the end product looks great and for an easy table, it is worth trying. How to make here.

21. Vintage Coffee Table

Vintage Coffee Table 

This is a longer vintage style coffee table that Instructables shared today. It is a stunning stable that gives the room a vintage and industrial vibe. With a few supplies, you can make your own. See how to make here.

Can you believe all the different ways you can use wooden pallets to make coffee tables? It is hard to pick a favorite, but if you think about the space you have and style you want, you are sure to find a table that fits your needs. Happy DIY’ing!

About Russ Thompson

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