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Make a Pallet Dog Bed

With the¬† countless movies, books, and websites devoted to all things canine, it‚Äôs pretty safe to assume most of us love dogs. And why shouldn’t we? Unlike the latest gadgets or gizmos, you‚Äôll never grow tired of a dog. From the twittering, excitable infancy of a puppy to the regal lethargy of an old dog, canines are a constant source of surprises and rewards!

Got a pet dog bigger than you? We know finding a comfortable bed for him or her can be an expensive challenge. The clever solution, of course, is to customize a bed by doing it yourself!

DIY Dog Pallet Bed

And what better way than to use¬†recycled materials — in this case, the humble pallet!

You can be as creative as you want with this DIY project¬†because everything is really quick and easy¬†once you’ve disassembled the pallets (if you need to). And if you can easily make one for a large breed dog you can definitely make a pallet bed for toy dogs, too!

It’s a DIY project that doesn’t require much, but will surely be appreciated by your furry friends!¬†Hmm… now since making a dog bed from pallets is really¬†inexpensive, how about pampering him with an outdoor ‘day bed’ too? ;)

DIY Dog Pallet Bed

Be inspired by some of the really beautiful DIY pallet dog beds built by viewing our album below!

Is this going to be your next project?


  • Pallet
  • 4’x 1″ x 2″ Lumber
  • 8 Floor Flanges (1‚Ä≥ pipe fittings)
  • 4 Nipple Pipe Fittings
  • Black Gloss Spray Paint
  • Chalkboard Spray Paint
  • Screws
  • Foam Bed


  • Reciprocating / Sawzall saw
  • Miter, Circular, or Table Saw
  • Drill with 5/32 drill bit
  • Sander

Click on any image to start lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox.8-)

Thanks to The Charming Farmer for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here…



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