It’s been a little while since I’ve posted, but I think you will all enjoy this post. About 4 years ago I created an entire patio set out of pallets. I created a gothic witchy pallet sectional sofa, a pallet coffee table, and a Gothic pallet tiki bar. They’ve all held up marvelous! I also live in Pennsylvania and my creations stayed on my porch throughout the winters. I did however bring in the cushions that I made for the pallet sofa. I didn’t however create any type of tutorials for any of the pallet furniture I made, since I just started my blog. But it’s very easy to do if you know how to use power tools, so I will walk you through it. In this post I will be showing you how to create a Gothic pallet tiki bar. It doesn’t necessarily need to be a Gothic pallet tiki bar, that’s how I designed mine. You can paint and design yours however you like. In a future post I’ll show you the gothic witchy pallet sofa and coffee table.
what you’ll need to create a pallet tiki bar
- 2 pallets the same size
- Screw gun or hammer and nails
- Circular saw or a sawzall
- Safety glasses
- 1\2″ thick boards for top of tiki bar and shelf ( I don’t recommend using ply wood for this, because it will eventually bow, especially if out side.
- Paint or stain optional
You’ll first need to stand your one pallet up on end. Then cut the other pallet directly in half, the long way.
You’ll need to cut it in half the long way. I only have a photo of myself cutting the pallets the short way for the pallet sofa I made. You’ll need to flip it over and cut again to get all the way through with a smooth and even cut.
Even after using a circular saw on both sides, I had to use a sawzall to get all the way through.
Screw or nail the one half of your pallet to the end of your whole pallet.
Then do the same on the other side.
Cut your boards to size for the top. I used 3 across. Then screw or nail them on.
Then cut your shelf board to size and insert it. I didn’t nail or screw mine down. You can if you want.
I painted the top because my kids drew on it with permanent marker.
I repainted the stools with spray paint and reupholstered the cushions. I got the fabric for 7$ from Joann fabrics. Follow this Tutorial for the no sew cushion reupolstry.
I then decided to just paint the whole pallet tiki bar. It turned out great. You’d be amazed what a little paint can do. Let me know what you thought about my tutorial. If you create a pallet tiki bar I’d love to see it! Please send in photos and I’ll post them. Thanks for stopping by!You can also find me at.......