I made a DIY Pallet Veggie Rack/Shelf for storing onions and potatoes.
Here are the steps I used (pictures are at the bottom of the page):
I cut apart a pallet with my sazall (reciprocating saw) and chose the best of the boards (the straightest and least damaged).
Then I measured the space where the shelf was going to go and found it needed to be 20″ wide and 32″ tall.
I chose the thickest boards for the bottom and thinner boards for the sides of the box. I also chose two 2x4s for the legs and feet.
I measured and cut all the pieces with my chop-saw
I sanded all of the pieces with my belt sander and palm sander to take the rough edges off to reduce the chance of getting splinters. I left it looking rough which is to say “Rustic” though.
I assembled the boxes with my air finish nailer, but you can use screws too if you would like
I cut the angle on the top of the legs and attached the legs to the boxes (again with my air finish nailer)
Put the shelf in place in the kitchen to make sure of fit
Add Veggies and Enjoy!
Here are the Pictures:
All of the boards cut and laid out:
A close up of the first assembled box:
The assembled stand in place to check the size:
This was a fun project to create and it will be useful!
I could have added a third shelf, but I left it off so that things can be stored on the floor under it.
Please let me know if you have any questions or comments about this project!