Monday, March 11, 2013

Rustic Pallet Potting Bench

Pallets and potting benches pair particularly, perfectly well together.  A little alliteration for you--but it is true!  This pallet wood was weathered, a lovely grey so I chose to work with that and make a more rustic looking bench.  
Although each potting bench I make is a little different, I always like to include a few of the same elements:  a bottom shelf,
hooks or places for gloves, tools,
something extra on the top/back such as a shelf or chalkboard. Here are a few of the recent signs I have painted on pallet pieces.
I did slap on a little paint and stain, but let the natural wood shine through.
The cross piece in the back helps make it a little more sturdy.
A great place to get all of those spring pots planted.

14 comments:

  1. Becky I love the potting bench! I like the simple design and you did a beautiful paint job! Nice work as usual!
    Susan

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  2. LOVE it too, and now you have me singing that song! Love the good day sunshine sign!

    gail

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  3. Great job! Makes me ready to get outside and start playing.

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  4. Adorable! And the size makes it easy to move right to the work area too!

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  5. I know you use pallets for a lot of projects, are they hard to disassemble?

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  6. Oh, Oh, Oh, I LOVE IT!!!!! This potting bench can be used in so many ways, as my brain went into overtime imagining all sorts of uses when I saw your post this morning. Thank you so very much for sharing!!! Blessings and smiles, Emilou :-)

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  7. Great potting bench...love using pallets...and you did a fantastic job on this one!

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  8. I like the bench but what makes it great is that I'm singing Good Day Sunshine now!

    Bliss

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  9. pinned it! who knew pallet wood could look soooo good!

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  10. Loving this...my hubby made one for me last year they are awesome! Come link up to my party on my blog The Style Sisters http://thestylesisters.blogspot.com/2013/03/centerpiece-wednesday-and-wrap-up_12.html
    Karin

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Thanks so much for taking the time to comment, I really appreciate your kind words!

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