DIY upcycled furniture ideas – Reusing skis, snowboard and sleds

Winter is finally over! Savor the memories of the great winter holidays by using your old winter sports gear such as snowboard, skis and sledge to make useful decorating objects for your home. You are going to love these DIY upcycled furniture ideas!

Snowboard coffee table

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A coffee table made out of an old snowboard – perfectly suited for the apartment of every fan of winter sports and unusual interior design.

To make this snowboard table, you will need:
– Old snowboard
– Table legs with a height of about 40cm (can buy them in a shop for home furnishings)
– 4 screws (5 x 40 mm) and 4 screws with nuts
– Drill bit (6 mm in diameter)
– Sandpaper
– Pencil
– Drill

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Remove the snowboard bindings. File down the snowboard edges by using sandpaper or power sander. Using a pencil, mark the location of the table legs and then use the drill to drill holes in the marked points. If the board has a metal coating, be sure to use a suitable drill bit for metal.

assembling the separate elements diy upcycled furniture attach the legs

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Screw down the legs to the snowboard. And it is done!

Ski coat rack DIY

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Don’t throw away your old snow skis because you can reuse them to make an interesting coat rack.

You need:
– Old snow skis
– 7 plastic coat hooks
– wood screws – size 3×12 mm
– 4 plastic anchors (8 mm in diameter) and 4 screws
– wood drill bits (3 mm diameter)
– masonry drill bit (8 mm diameter)
– black plastic screw caps
– a pencil
– bubble level
– drill

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Clean the skis and mark with a pencil the place for the hooks along the length of the skis. Then drill holes at the marked points and screw in the plastic hooks.

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Now drill two holes in the wall and attach the skis. Use a bubble level to make sure the skis are parallel to the floor.

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Use the plastic caps to hide the screw heads from view.

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Your attention-grabbing coat rack is ready, and you can put on your coats, jackets and scarves!

Wooden sled coat rack

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Turn those old wooden sleds into a fabulous coat rack with just a few simple steps: Jackets and coats find their place on the runners, while small decorative items can jazz up the seat. In our how-to guide, we’ll show you how to mount the sleds on the wall.

To make this coat rack with shelves, you need:
– two wooden sleds
– 2 S-Hooks (6 mm) with cup hooks
– 4 plastic anchors with a diameter of 8 mm, 4 long screws 5 x 80 mm.
– wood drill bit (6 mm diameter)
– concrete drill bit (8 mm diameter)
– pencil
– drill

Start by drilling two holes in the wall for each sled and insert anchors into them.

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Screw the small cup hooks into the holes in order to secure the sledges. Then hang the sleds on the wall by using the S-hooks. This allows them to hang straight and easily hang on them even heavier clothing such as coats and jackets.

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Now, mount the sled on the wall: Drill through the runners with a wood bit, mark the spot on the wall, place holes with a drill suitable for the wall material, insert anchors, and tighten the runners.

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Add the clothes hangers. The seats can be used as shelves for storing scarves and hats or some kind of decoration, such as flowers or picture frames.

Snowboard shelf DIY

Snowboard shelf DIY

Turn that retired snowboard, not fit for the next slope, into a stylish wall shelf with just a few simple moves. All you need are a few screws, some rope, and, of course, an old snowboard. If you don’t have one, a skateboard or longboard works too.

An old snowboard, skateboard, or longboard
3.5 m braided rope
2 carabiner hooks
2 wall brackets with matching screws and anchors
2 metal rings
Impact drill driver
Sanding tool

Clean the snowboard and sand the edges. Then, drill four holes into the board. Caution: Use a metal drill for boards with a metal core.

Thread the rope through the holes and secure it with a knot on the underside of the snowboard

Thread the rope through the holes and secure it with a knot on the underside of the board. The rope construction will serve as the suspension.

Use the impact drill driver to drill holes for the metal brackets in the wall and sink the anchors into them

Use the impact drill driver to drill holes for the metal brackets in the wall and sink the anchors into them. The distances between the brackets should be identical to the spacing of the holes on the board.

attach the metal brackets to the wall

Now, you can attach the metal brackets to the wall. Before that, thread the metal ring; the carabiner hooks with rope will be hooked into it.

And there you have it – a stylish shelf for the kitchen, bedroom, workspace, or dining room.