Things You Can Do With Reclaimed Scaffold Boards

Reclaimed scaffold boards are perfect if you fancy taking over an ingenious new challenge and if you’re looking to create a replacement piece of furniture or would really like to add some authentic finishing touches to your home.
Other than just getting used as a working platform, scaffold boards have variety of other uses. A simple search on Pinterest demonstrates a number of the creative, aesthetically pleasing and cost-effective projects out there. From indoor projects including shelving and tables to outdoor projects including decking and flower beds, scaffold boards are often utilized in numerous alternative ways .

At home

Reclaimed scaffold boards are versatile, easy to figure with and may be wont to create all kinds of furniture in your home.


Kitchen shelves made from reclaimed scaffold boards
Reclaimed scaffold board may be a cheaper alternative to your average wooden floorboard. Depending on your required style, they will be sanded down, treated or varnished providing a hardwearing flooring option for your home.


Simple scaffold board shelving adds an authentic, urban feel to any room. To make single row shelving, simply cut the board to your required size and counting on the design you’re going for, sand and stain it before fixing it to the wall.
Building a bookcase out of scaffold board would also be a great addition to match your shelving.


Dining table made from reclaimed scaffolding
It is relatively easy to create tables from scaffold board, whether you’re trying to find an outsized dining room table, a replacement desk or a cocktail table for your front room . The design options for a scaffold board table in your home are endless! You may be looking to make a bench-style table, a box-shape table without legs for your hallway or a trendy dining room table with legs made up of a special material of your choice.

Kitchen worktops

Using scaffold board for your kitchen worktops creates a country appearance; a glance which will be difficult to realize with shop-bought products.
TIP: confirm you slightly over calculate the quantity of scaffold board you would like for this project to make sure you’ve got enough to finish it.
In the garden
Scaffold board has a variety of uses in your garden too. For outdoor use, reclaimed scaffold boards are often left untreated for a more natural aesthetic.


Either new or reclaimed scaffold boards are often wont to create a long-lasting decking area. Your decking area are often inbuilt all shapes and sizes to properly suit your garden and may even be a raised area with steps.


Scaffold boards are perfect for creating a gorgeous pergola in your garden, providing a spacious outdoor living area. A pergola also creates an excellent habitat for creeping plants, like vines.
If you’ve got any extra material left over, you’ll also build an outdoor bench-style seating to place under your pergola.

Raised flower beds

Reclaimed scaffold boards can be used to create a simple border around your flower beds or raised flower beds. These are ideal for planting flowers and plants, as well as for growing fruit and vegetables if you are a keen gardener.
You could also build planters and pots using scaffold boards; a far more cost-effective alternative to shop-bought garden accessories. Scaffold board also can be painted so you’ll add a final touch to your scaffold board planters to suit the planning of your garden.