Instructions on how to make a sliding door with pallets

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If you live in a house with rustic decor and you need to install a door, I have a very good solution for you, make a sliding door with pallets. It’s more complicated than a conventional furniture , but nothing is impossible… only with a little idea and perseverance you will get it .

The idea is just to make a large panel of wooden pallets boards, then we’ll hang this panel as a sliding door using the accessories needed for that. I explain you now step by step how to do it.

Instructions on how to make a sliding door with pallets

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To make this door we need 2 pallets as the one on the image, this can change according to the dimensions that you may need for your door and the size of the pallet boards. You will have to disassemble the both pallets.

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Place the boards on the floor to see how you are going to do the door, in the picture you can see how many boards I needed to build the door and how I have to cut them.

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Place the boards on the floor to see how you are going to do the door, in the picture you can see how many boards I needed to build the door and how I have to cut them.

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This is a picture of the door mounted, in this case it has one board less.

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The next step is to restore it and paint it, sanding it too may be a good option .

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This is a schematic plan of how the guide will be attached to the door and mounted to the wall. There are many types of systems, whatever you choose is OK.

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You can buy the guide and the accessories to make the sliding door at any DIY store or hardware store. Remember that the length of the guide should be at least twice the hole in the door .

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We will set the wheels at the top considering that the door is well equilibrated and doesn’t touches the ground.

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And the door is finished! you will have just to hang it on the guide and see how easily it moves.

Do you like this DIY pallet door? Do you want to look for more DIY pallet furniture?