Plans and instructions for making an armchair with 4 pallets

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Do you like the armchair of the photo? I only needed four pallets to make it, but if you want the same result we are going to need identical pallets, with boards on both sides. Now I explain you the how to instructions.

Firstly we are going to need four pallets as the one on the image .

Plans and instructions for making a chair with 4 pallets

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We’ll take 2 of them and cut them as is showed on the image, these are goinf to be the sides of the armchair.

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To make the backrest cut a third pallet also like I show you on the picture.

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Then we’ll join the 3 pallets forming a ” U ” with them.

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To unite the pallets between them use small steel brackets and some screws , with 4 steel brackets it would be enough.

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Now we are going to make the seat of the armchair, it is necessary to remove and cut the last pallet as you see in the pictures.

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With the pieces that we have got previously we’ll form the seat that you see in the picture, it will be like a smaller pallet with an optimal size to fit inside the “U” structure.

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We’ll introduce it. If it doesn’t fits correctly we should use sandpaper on the sides until it fits inside the structure.

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Again we’re going to fix this little pallet to the rest of the pallets using 4 steel brackets and some screws. We should do it under the seat so then the steel brackets could’n be seen.

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And to finisht it we’ll make the armchair cushions. They can be recycled, made ​​by ourselves or purchased from an upholsterer. You only have to note the dimensions of the armchair inside, and then cut the foam with the proper size.

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Here you can see the end result of this armchair, we have decided to upholster it in a red color to match it with the living room wall. There are thousands of possible combinations, you only have to put in play your imagination !

Here you can see a 3D animation with the instructions and the result:

Do you like this DIY pallet armchair? Do you want to look for more DIY pallet sofas?