Easy DIY Patio Furniture Projects You Should Already Start Planning

Before starting your own DIY patio furniture projects, there are a few things you should consider. First of all, don’t let yourself get overwhelmed by the details. Not all projects are complicated and we sure know it. Picture your patio and think of all the possibilities. All of these are great week-end projects so pick your favorite and have fun adding your own spin to it.

Garden Bar.

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An outdoor bar is the perfect project to start the summer with. It’s really simple too. You can make one from discarded pallets and scrap timber and the bar top can be made from old roof joists finished with yacht oil.{found on recyclart}.

Comfy seating.

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Lacking a comfortable bench for your patio? Then make one. Here’s a great idea: use wood pallets. They’re easy to work with and perfect for such a project. Cut them to size, combine them and build the perfect seating area for your patio.{found on at}.

A daybed.

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If you prefer something different, then maybe you’d enjoy more having a daybed. Such a piece can also be built using pallets. Use them to make s sturdy base, add some metal pipes to make the side portions of the frame and you can also install casters to make the daybed more flexible.{found on prudentbaby}.

DIY bench.

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If a bench is all you need for your patio to be complete, then we have a perfect design for you. Use concrete blocks to make the supporting structures for the sides and insert wood slats through them to make the seat. Add a comfy mattress and some cushions and you’re done.

Pallet swing bed.

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Not surprisingly, you can build almost anything with wood pallets. If you make a simple frame just a little big bigger than the mattress you’re planning to use, you can then make a lovely swing bed for the patio or for the garden. Use rope and hooks to suspend it and don’t forget the cushions and the blanket.{found on themerrythought}.

DIY hammock.

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Of course, hammocks are loved by both children and adults. They’re so cozy and fun you just have to have one. Not in the mood to waste time shopping for one? Make your own. You’ll need fabric ( a beach towel or a blanket will work too), leather strapping, canvas, zip-ties and twine.{found on designsponge}.

Simple wood table.

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One of the easiest projects you can make with pallets is a coffee table. You simply paint the pallet, install casters and, depending on the size you prefer, stack two of them together and that’s about it. If you want, you can also add a glass top.

Repurposed logs.

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Anything can be re-purposed if you have a creative mind, even logs. Tie bunch of them together and you’ll make a side table. Put a cushion on top and you can also use it as a stool. It’s a great idea for making patio or garden furniture.

Pipe projects.

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As we’ve already mentioned, pipes can be used in a variety of projects. For example, you can use them to make a base or legs for your outdoor table. Then all you have to do is make a top or use one from an old table and you have a lovely piece of patio furniture.{found on practisch}.

Comfy stool.

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Big benches or daybeds are comfy and very much ok but some individual seats are also needed. So build a few stools so everyone can find a place to sit. You can use wood crates and some leftover pieces of wood.{found on welke}.

Cable spool table.

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This is a popular project and one that’s also very easy to make. Take an empty cable spool, get it cleaned and stain it if you want, then decorate it with burlap and rope. If you wish, you can also add a glass top. Use it as a table on your deck or patio.{found on camelotartcreations}.

Practical rolling cart.

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If you’re planning to spend more time outdoors this summer, then you and your guests will also need some cold drinks and snacks so a rolling cart would come in very handy. Make one using wood. Pick a simple design and assemble it, then install small casters so you can easily roll it around.{found on anythingpretty}.

Milk crate table.

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You can’t find a project that’s simpler than this. Simply take an empty milk crate, turn it upside down and you have a coffee table for your patio. You could, of course, paint it or decorate it if you want.

Half barrel table.

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There are lots of simple table designs to choose from. For example, if you have a barrel you don’t need. Cut in half or however high you want the table to be. Use the bottom portion placed upside down.

Antique milk can table.

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An antique milk can is not exactly easy to come across but if, by any chance, you happen to have one, then you can turn it into a beautiful base for your outdoor table.