How to Make DIY Wood Pallet Backsplash

5. Uniform Thickness

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Having the different pieces at a uniform thickness will be essential, which is why you’ll likely need a thickness planer to complete this DIY project.

6. A Straight Edge

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Since you’ll be aligning the pieces of the wood pallet along a wall, you’ll need to ensure that at least one side of each piece provides a straight edge.

7. 9-Inch Cut

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From there, you’ll also want the pieces to be a uniform length. Though you can vary, this instructor recommends a 9-inch length.

8. Getting Started

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Once you’ve done the above and smooth out the pieces with a belt sander, you should end up with a pile of wood like this.

9. An Optional Step

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If you want to use the backsplash to obscure hoses and cords, you can build a small wall with plywood, as this DIY instructor does.

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