When I wanted to replace our 1980s kitchen cabinet doors, I turned to my pallet wood after seeing a picture of this online. I wanted the door frame to be store-bought wood for a modern look but wanted the center panel to be pallet wood to kind of go with our Corrugated Metal backsplash.

I used the existing hinges to reuse the cabinet bodies as if nothing was wrong with them and used the existing hinges. The door frames are 1×3 Poplar wood from a box store, and I put them together with pocket holes and glue. I resawed my pallet wood pieces in half to make the panels, and they are shy of 1/4″ thick.

I used staples to hold them in a rabbet cut in the door frame. Then, I put one coat of primer and two coats of paint on the door frames, stained the pallet wood, and then put one coat of Polyurethane on top of that.

Schmidty

Hello! I like to try and fix anything I can but go to the pro's if I have to. I like to mess around with pallet wood and try to make as much out of it as I can to see if I can do it. I usually overthink everything and worry too much. I like to mess around with my truck, find old vinyl records and upload them on YouTube and I play my drums every once in a while. I also like to do things in the yard to try and keep that looking kind of nice.

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