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He Needed A Headboard, So He Found Some Old Pallets To Make The Easiest One Ever

When it comes to DIY projects, it doesn”t matter what materials you have, it”s what you do with them. And what this guy did with some wood pallets, panes of glass, and LED lights is one of the coolest DIY bedroom projects around. Check out what he did below!

He started out by acquiring some old pallets.

He started out by acquiring some old pallets.

Instead of leaving them as is, he took them apart by removing the nails.

Instead of leaving them as is, he took them apart by removing the nails.

The wood was in pretty rough shape, so he sanded it down to make it more smooth.

The wood was in pretty rough shape, so he sanded it down to make it more smooth.

He applied some wood stain to darken the color of the pallets.

He applied some wood stain to darken the color of the pallets.

Then it was time to begin constructing the headboard.

Then it was time to begin constructing the headboard.

Once the frame was built, he began adding the boards.

Once the frame was built, he began adding the boards.

Pretty cool!

Pretty cool!

What could he possibly do with a string of LED lights?

What could he possibly do with a string of LED lights?

He ran the lights through holes cut out behind the headboard posts.

He ran the lights through holes cut out behind the headboard posts.

For convenience, he put an outlet in the frame to power the lights and any electronics close to the bed.

For convenience, he put an outlet in the frame to power the lights and any electronics close to the bed.

What bedroom is complete without a bedside table? These awesome glass shelves were built directly into the headboard, contrasting nicely with the wood details.

What bedroom is complete without a bedside table? These awesome glass shelves were built directly into the headboard, contrasting nicely with the wood details.

Here”s the finished headboard!

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It looks pretty cool with the lights on, but with the lights off…

It looks pretty cool with the lights on, but with the lights off...

It looks awesome!

It looks awesome!

(source Reddit)

This is pretty ingenious. Some wooden slats and pieces of glass might not seem like much, but with a little imagination, you can see what they can become! I wonder what I can do with that downed tree in my yard…