Woodworking is a creative art form, but it can be a bit challenging especially for beginners. It requires skill and patience since you’re going to be working with wooden items. Different types of woodworking are cabinet making, carpentry, and wood carving.
People who love to make beautiful wooden items will appreciate the tips and techniques for woodworking included here in this guide.
We will go through some easy projects that you can begin with right away. Of course, we will also go over the tools that you will use.
Starting from the basics, you will need a power jointer and thickness planer. A power jointer is an efficient tool for flattening surfaces.
The planer, on the other hand, allows on you to cut the wood into the thickness you need and also to create a perfect parallel surface.
You will also need a circular saw. This is also referred as a hand-held electric circular saw, and it is primarily used for cutting wood straight through. It makes sawing through larger wood pieces much easier.
A helpful tip when using a circular saw is to remember the size of the blade. The larger the blade, the deeper the cuts it can make.
Most blade capacities with 6 inches or more can cut through the lumbar by 2 inches at an angle of 45 degrees with only one pass. The common blade diameter is found to be 7- ¼ inches.
Straight and curved cuts are possible using a jigsaw. This tool is reliably easy and safe to use. It can also cut through plywood, plastic, metal and even ceramic tiles.
If you want to be detailed with your wood work, you can look for a coping saw. This is used for complex external shapes and interiors. When cutting larger sheet materials, the blade can be angled in the frame.
A combination square is another tool to consider in your work. It has extensive use in woodworking. This consists of an interchangeable head, the square head, which is very common and used to lay or check right angles and angles of 45 degrees.
Another helpful tool is the power drill, an electric motor that can make holes in wood, plastic or metal. Remember to keep some spare drill bits on hand when using this tool.
Carving is part of woodworking, and you will tool like a chisel and others. Use the right sized chisel for the job.
You will also need a hammer and some screwdrivers too. Finally, you want to consider having a workbench for holding workpieces together.
Now that we have already gone over some of the necessary tools you need, it's time to check out some of the wood projects that make money.
Here are a few examples of projects that you can find in this guide:
First on the list is one you can finish quickly with just a few materials and tools. A simple pallet shelf is really to make and is an excellent option for your first woodworking project. A pallet can be used as a shelf or cabinet.
How about putting three pieces of wood together and cutting a hole in it? You just made a wooden sofa sleeve cup holder.
You can use it as a perfect Christmas present for your friends, or you can even sell it online.
For the minimalist enthusiast, they would love to have a wooden arrow wall art in their home. It's a simple design that gives you a classy emphasis on the wall. You can also create your designs for future projects.
When you see a plank of wood around the corner what would you do with it? Well, here’s an idea to spark that creativity in you. Make a wine rack out of it!
Now we have also included in this guide a project that is unique – a wooden doormat! Everybody loves to be warmly welcomed by a beautiful piece of art.
You can even turn it into something personal. Putting your skills to good use and using some creativity, you can come up with small woodworking projects that sell. You can start small, but it can turn out to be a growing enterprise.
Here are a few ideas that might inspire you:
Wooden iPad Dock
Consider a wooden iPad dock for those who work most of the time with their gadgets. It's handy and consists only of simple materials.
You will only need a small piece of wood for it. It will be an excellent project to start with if you’re a beginner. No complicated measurements or designs required.
Consider a wooden iPad dock for those who work most of the time with their gadgets. It's handy and consists only of simple materials.
You will only need a small piece of wood for it. It will be an excellent project to start with if you’re a beginner. No complicated measurements or designs required.
Another project that is perfect for beginners is a wooden bookend. These bookends are also simple to make and quite useful.
A rustic candle holder will bring a nice warm vibe into any home. It’s a slight level up from the beginner level, but it will open you up to new skills that you can acquire like carving for instance.
Another fun way to practice your woodworking abilities is to make a wooden house for birds.
It could also be an enjoyable experience for your children. It will look lovely in your garden or porch.
Making a wooden chicken coop is on the next level if you’re a beginner. The ideal capacity is six chickens. It’s pretty big with a dimension of 6x4 feet. Surprisingly, beginners can build it in one day even with less experience.
You can also go for wire spools for your chicken coop. Design it with a vertical presentation, and it will not take much space. Note that this design is only available for bantam breeds.
Should You Try Wood Working?
Definitely! It is something that is enjoyable, satisfying, and it has a host of health benefits too – that is according to the Australian Men’s Shed Association.
It can even earn you some money on the side. And that is why we have included the most profitable woodworking projects to build and sell.
We hope that this guide will be beneficial to you.
Table of Contents
- 63 Easy Woodworking Projects
- 1. Floating Shelves
- 2. Chalkboard Shelf Unit
- 3. Box Shelves
- 4. Wood framed magnetic Chalk Board
- 5. Cedar Chest
- 6. Drink Caddy
- 7. Bedside Docking Station
- 8. Baby Gym
- 9. Toy cars and Trucks
- 10. Scrap Wood Wall Art
- 11. One-sheet Plywood Leaning Shelf
- 12. Coasters
- 13. Wooden Fall Sign
- 14. Jewelry Box
- 15. Decorative Keepsake Box
- 16. Treasure Chest Toy Box
- 17. Storage Box
- 18. Vertical Planter Box
- 19. Toy Stacker Blocks
- 20. Bathtub Caddy
- 21. Wood Serving Tray
- 22. Cutting Board
- 23. Chess Board
- 24. Wooden Play Kitchen
- 25. Toy Rubber band Gun
- 26. Wooden Backgammon Board
- 27. Farmhouse Picture Frame
- 28. Ladder Quilt Rack
- 29. Cornhole Set
- 30. Wine Rack
- 31. Rustic Wall Art Panel
- 32. Stars And Stripes DIY
- 33. Mini Planter Boxes
- 34. DIY Wood Mail Sorter Plans
- 35. Wine Bottle And Glasses Holder
- 36. Wood Farmhouse Clock
- 37. Wood Sign With A Vinyl Stencil
- 38. Entryway DIY Shoe Rack
- 39. Wooden Toys And Children’s Furniture
- 40. Wall Planter With Succulents
- 41. Bird Feeders with Real Tools
- 42. Wood Cutting Board
- 43. Cat Mirror
- 44. Book Stand Display
- 45. Welcome Home Key Shelf
- 46. Wooden Magazine Holder
- 47. Simple Wooden Jewelry Box
- 48. Utensil Organizer
- 49. Metallic And Wood Pencil Holder
- 50. Rustic Candle Holder
- 51. Wooden Arrow Tutorial
- 52. Wooden Birdhouse
- 53. Wooden Door Mat
- 54. Rustic Wood Plank Clock
- 55. Plant Stand
- 56. Funky Modern Lamp
- 57. Mirrored Coffee Table
- 58. Minimal Wood Spice Rack
- 59. Wooden Sofa Sleeve With Cup Holder
- 60. DIY Wooden Swing
- 61. Candle Holders
- 62. From Firewood Log to Bowl
- 63. Wooden Headphone Stand
63 Easy Woodworking Projects
1. Floating Shelves
This beautiful decoration can be placed in your house. It adds a classic feel to a house section. It looks good because it has no external support or bugging components. It looks like a wooden plank glued to your wall.
What is incredible about this decor is that you can finish it in one day. Make sure you have all the necessary materials and tools ready for you to use.
2. Chalkboard Shelf Unit
This design is a 12-1/2 long shelf with a crate-like design. A metal strap joins them. The back is chalkboard material where you can write or doodle anything you want.
You don’t have to purchase chalkboard paint since you can find a chalkboard sheet in a hardware store. Make sure the sides are smoothened using sandpaper and avoid using glue. Finish with oil-rubbed bronze paint.
3. Box Shelves
This DIY project is possible with seven easy steps. Box shelves combine a high- quality style with low- cost materials and are easy to do at home.
You may want to consider the plywood with void-free edges at the beginning of this project to produce high- quality racks. Choose your design and measure each box accordingly. This will help you when you start to cut them. Finish with a spray-paint.
4. Wood framed magnetic Chalk Board
This fun to do the project is multifunctional. A magnetic chalkboard perfect for reminders, notes, inspirational quotes and even random doodles you can think of. What makes this exciting is that you can choose how big or small and what shape you want it to be.
The galvanized sheet metal used will allow magnets to stick to it. Hang it using a jute cord and place somewhere you can often see.
5. Cedar Chest
The project will serve as an easy guide to make a DIY cedar chest with these simple steps and simple materials needed. A cedar chest can be used for all kinds of storage.
It can be placed anywhere in the house for all types of purpose to storage to decoration. It would only take planks of wood, nails and some cutting tools to shape the planks of wood.
6. Drink Caddy
In summary, the purpose of the project is to showcase the steps and tools needed to make the Beer Caddy for any occasions. A beer caddy can hold all kinds of bottles, and you can design it to keep more if you like.
It can be used for parties or any occasion and placed anywhere. It only requires a few pieces of wood, and some cutting tools mainly, saw cutter, and more.
7. Bedside Docking Station
This DIY docking station is a smart innovation. Its design is a mixture of a jewelry box and a charging outlet.
This is an excellent present for those who want to keep their phones and their valuables in one place at the same time. It is finished with felt linen.
8. Baby Gym
Making a baby gym requires a more precise assembly of parts. All the pieces should be secured properly to ensure safety for the baby.
You have the option to use paint or some other finish. You will need a pine board to start the project. You can also use a miter saw to cut the ends at a 45-degree angle. Don’t forget to decorate it with toys for the baby.
9. Toy cars and Trucks
To make toy cars and trucks out of wood or pine board, you need a car template print-out. Trace the pattern on your pine board. Drill the holes of the car template. Remember to smooth out the edges using sandpaper.
This will give your toy a clean finish. Drill some holes for the wheels and then paint them. Use sandpaper again to smooth the texture of the paint.
10. Scrap Wood Wall Art
Put all your wood scraps to use with this project. Gather wood scraps of different sizes. Make sure to smooth them out before shaping them. You will also need to cut or trim them according to design.
Once you have prepared all the pieces, the only thing left to do is to assemble the pieces.
11. One-sheet Plywood Leaning Shelf
Have you ever thought of making a shelf that can stand on its own? Well, here it is! This shelf leans against your wall.
It may look a bit dangerous but don’t worry – if you can put it all together correctly, it will be a tough cookie. All it takes to build this shelf is one sheet of plywood. If you want your shelf to be shorter, then you can cut the plywood into two.
If you do not like having water or juice stains on your tabletop, then you might as well make a set of coasters.
The good thing is you can make your very own coasters using a square dowel. Use a glue gun to secure them in place. This DIY project is easy to make with few materials only. The fun part is decorating them with paint.
13. Wooden Fall Sign
Let your creativity run wild. Just like the word ‘Fall’ you can change the letter ‘a’ to a thing that can represent the thought of it — a maple leaf for example.
With these projects, you will need a cedar fence picket, a large head roofing nail, wood glue, sandpaper, and a paint. It will only cost you a little for the materials. You can try other words and be creative.
14. Jewelry Box
Everyone would want to make a profit out of their own hard work. If that is what you want then consider this piece a good sell. However, you also need to make sure you choose your materials wisely.
You can find good wood that is sold cheap. That will help you keep selling prices reasonable. Keep your designs simple to help highlight the jewels that will be contained in the box.
Adding felt brings a level of sophistication to the jewelry box. A useful tip before putting the felt linen would be to put a thin layer of glue and spread it evenly.
15. Decorative Keepsake Box
A keepsake box or a bedside box is something you would want to keep in your bedroom. This project is both beautiful and practically useful at the same time.
To complete this project, you need to follow exact measurements, especially when building the legs of the box. This will require thorough work, and you will need all the right tools.
16. Treasure Chest Toy Box
This project is ideal for clearing and storing toys. It has cool designs that kids will love it.
You will need to follow the template when building this treasure box strictly. Be careful when applying the outdoor spar urethane sealer. If applied evenly, it will give your toy box a nice attractive finish that will protect your project from dirt and dust.
17. Storage Box
Making a storage box will look like an easy project but do not let that fool you. This is the sort of project that will require some exact measurements. Make mistakes in the cutting of your wood pieces, and you may find yourself starting all over again from scratch.
It is a relatively large piece, and you will want to get things done perfectly from the start.
18. Vertical Planter Box
For this project, you will need some house numbers and a cedar fence picket. This house numbers planter is also another good project for beginners.
The house numbers, of course, are ready-made – you can use the same ones you use for your own house. This piece also doubles as a planter at the bottom. Of course, the plants that go into the box at the bottom are highlights that you can add later.
19. Toy Stacker Blocks
The toy stacker block is a kid's gem. Not only will they enjoy it, but they will also learn new things from them. It can help improve a child’s hand-eye coordination as well as color recognition. This can be a delightful present for young children.
This project has a long usable life due to the beeswax finish that protects the wood against wear and tear.
20. Bathtub Caddy
Relax with a glass of wine while soaking in your tub. Don’t worry about the possibility of the drink spilling over your bathtub. The best wood to use for your bathtub caddy is walnut. Use a water-based spar varnish urethane to improve its overall quality. This type of finish will protect the wood from wear.
21. Wood Serving Tray
Decorate your table with this beautiful parquet serving tray. This is made of mahogany, cherry, and pine wood. Other materials used are drawer pulls, DAP® RapidFuse™ Wood Adhesive, chop/miter saw, bar clamps, router with ¼ inch roundover bit, random orbit sander, and sandpaper.
You can show your creativity by making different patterns.
This serving tray is very handy especially when eating outside. However, this should only be used as serving tray and not as a chopping board.
22. Cutting Board
This cutting board is made of s4s lumber laminated together.
Select the wood to be used then cut them in such a way that the length and width is slightly greater than the actual dimensions you want it to have.
Once you have enough, arrange them to your desired pattern and glue them.
Then, flatten and square them. You can use a drum sander, belt sander or a planer to do this.
Route the edges and sand the board. Finally, apply finish and install the feet if you want.
23. Chess Board
Nowadays, millions of people are playing chess through their devices either online or offline. But nothing can replace playing with a real board with your opponent across you.
There are many chess board and pieces for sale. But you can make a very special and personalized one on your own. This chess board can be made with a place where you can put the pieces.
To do this, you would need two different woods with contrasting colors.
This personalized chess board is great as a gift for your chess-lover friends or loved-ones.
24. Wooden Play Kitchen
This easy-to-build wooden play kitchen is great for small children. The kitchen and the door are made using 1x12 and boards, while the back is made using 24”x48” plywood. There are no difficult cuts to be made.
There are shelves above made with 1x3 where the children can place little toy cooking tools or foods. This is a great way to teach them to be organized. You can also decorate the back any way you or the children like.
25. Toy Rubber band Gun
Children can have more fun with this simple but highly-functional wooden rubber band gun.
To do this, first draw the pattern of the gun onto a piece of 1/2” to ¾” wood. There are also available designs online. The pattern is cut using a scroll saw, band saw, or a jigsaw.
All edges are to be sanded. A 1” whole is drilled to make a trigger loop. A dowel is cut and tapered at one end to match the handle. It is then attached to the frame of the gun.
A small notch is cut at another end where the rubber band will be placed. Drill two holes both in the handle and a clothespin. Finally, attach the clothespin to the handle using a screw.
The target is made using a 4”x10” wood, dowel, wire, beads, clothespin, and hangers.
26. Wooden Backgammon Board
Backgammon is among the oldest known board games. There are millions of backgammon players all over the world.
Today, it can be played using a device such as phones, tablets, or computers. But no one can deny that thousand years old game is more special when played using the original boards and pieces.
You can now make one at your home using only pieces of wood, hinges, clasps, wood glue, veneers, and contact cement.
27. Farmhouse Picture Frame
This farmhouse picture frame can make your treasured photos more special. With a reclaimed wood look, this picture frame has an old feel – one that can help set your mood to reminisce treasured moments of the past. This is also made to conveniently switch pictures similar to a sliding photo board.
Farmhouse picture frame is made using boards, pin or brad nails, wood glue, sand paper, stain, brush, and decorative nail heads. You may also use a picture hanger.
28. Ladder Quilt Rack
Leave no more clothes on the floor with this easy-to-made ladder quilt rack. This simple ladder will help you organize your room in a creative way. This project only costs below 40$.
The materials needed are woods, dowel, wood glue, combined stain and varnish, and felt pads. They are made into a ladder quilt rack using a paint brush, measuring tape, vice or clamps, handsaw, drill, drill bit, sandpaper, and work bench.
29. Cornhole Set
Also known as baggo, cornhole is a lawn game where players take turns throwing bean bags at a raised platform with a hole in the end. The first person or team to score 21 will be the winner.
This is a fun and easy game for the whole family. You can easily make one in a day.
The materials needed are pieces of plywood for the frame and the legs, deck screws, carriage bolts with washers, wing nuts, wood putty, exterior-grade paint, and primer.
30. Wine Rack
This is a functional and convenient wine rack that you can place on your patio. Any DIY person can make this simple and affordable project. You will only need a 1×4 and 2×4 lumber.
You will also have to use Polyshades Antique Walnut Finish, screws, nails, and wood glue. The tools needed are saw, drill, orbital sander, jigsaw, hammer and nails, wood clam, drill bit, carpenters square, and tape measure.
31. Rustic Wall Art Panel
Make you wall more awesome today with a rustic feel with this DIY wall art panel.
This project needs three pieces of ship lap boards, two 1x2s, dark graphite pencil, scissors, acrylic craft paint with paint brush, foam brush, hammer, twelve 1” nails, and the text that you will put on your panel. You can print the text on a coupon bond.
The only limit now for making your walls beautiful is your imagination and creativity. This is also great as a gift.
32. Stars And Stripes DIY
The DIY Stars and Stripes will wow especially those who are patriotic. This project is made out of reclaimed pallet wood.
The inside angle of the five corners of the star is 18˚. You will need few strips of pallet wood for the back of the star.
They must be painted with red and white. The edges of the painted pallet wood are sanded, finished with a tinted wax, brushed, and rubbed with a rag.
33. Mini Planter Boxes
Rounded pots are common for garden plants. Why not make your garden more different with these mini planter boxes?
This is very easy to do and needs only cheap materials. You will only need pieces of woods. You don’t have to buy one. You can use reclaimed woods in from your backyard.
The wood pieces are cut according to your desired size, then they are glued together to form a box using a wood glue.
34. DIY Wood Mail Sorter Plans
Thinking of ways to be more organized? Then this wood mail sorter plan is for you. This DIY sorter plan can also be decorative to your wall.
The things you need from the hardware store are 1”x8’ whitewood board, three 3/8″ x 2″ x 36″ whitewood strips, three coat hooks, and a sawtooth hook.
You will need to make cuts for the back of sorter, front part, triangle braces, long framing, and short framing.
35. Wine Bottle And Glasses Holder
With this wine bottle and glasses holder, there’s no need for you to have a hard time carrying glasses to be filled with wine. You can carry up to four bottles with the wine as they are attached to it using a rack. With just a little effort and a cheap cost, you can now hold more stuff while preparing for events.
All you need to do this are 1x8 board, miter or jig saw, drill bit, and Dremel tool, stain or paint. This is great as a wedding gift.
36. Wood Farmhouse Clock
Fond of clocks or simple want to add more style to a spot in your wall? Then this could be a game changer for you. This is an elegant looking clock but it will cost you only about 15$.
The supplies you’ll need for this project are tongue and groove boards, saw, wood glue, weights, marker, string and tack, jigsaw, sander, stain, petroleum jelly, white paint, sanding block, silhouette, modge podge, clock hands, and D-ring.
37. Wood Sign With A Vinyl Stencil
Wood sign with a vinyl stencil is great if you want to fill your room with motivational quotes. They are also great for making you room more stunning.
The most important thing you need here is a vinyl cutting machine. Or, you can create the sign using wood transfer method.
Other materials needed are printable JPEG file of the design you want to make, vinyl, vinyl weeding tool, transfer tape, vinyl squeegee or old credit card, painter’s tape, and painted wood sign backing.
38. Entryway DIY Shoe Rack
Always stressed by shoes piling up in your doorways? This entryway DIY shoe rack is a way for you to organize them. This project will only cost you less than $15 for the materials.
You will need 2x2 @ 8 feet, 1x12 @ 6 feet, 2 ½ inch, 2 inch, and 1 ¼ inch wood screws, paint, stain, polyurethane, and lightweight spackle. The tools you will need are miter saw, drill, and clamps.
39. Wooden Toys And Children’s Furniture
Make children happier with these simple wooden toys and children’s furniture. These will not only help them enjoy playtime more. You can make these toys fun and educational. They will be safe from plastic products as these toys are wooden. Some ideas you can try are wooden cars and colorful dominoes.
You can encourage them to read more by making a cute reading table. You can also make a wooden toy box where they can place their toys. This toy box can also serve as a chair with wheels so they can move when they want.
40. Wall Planter With Succulents
Succulents have a lot of benefits. They help purify the air in your home, prevent diseases, and even help you focus. Aside from these, they can also beautify your home using this DIY wall planter. You can get all of these for only about $10.
You will only need pieces of wood, drill, workbench, jigsaw, screws, wood glue, hammer, nails, and stain.
Aside from being fully customizable, this wall planter can save a lot of space in your room.
41. Bird Feeders with Real Tools
This adorable DIY from Inner Child Fun is easy to make that even kids can do it, provided there is adult supervision of course.
While this project can be a great way to bond with the children, it can also serve as a training ground for hand-to-eye coordination and enhance self-awareness for the tools around them. Not to mention the great fun they will have in handling real adult tools and learning how to use them!
42. Wood Cutting Board
This wood crafting project from Mr. Lentz serves as a reminder that gifts chosen with a lot of thought are much more valuable than those attached with a high price tag.
Just like this personalized cutting board which he made as a gift to his girlfriend, sometimes the simple things are enough to show the appreciation and care for another person.
The memories made while making the gift will also make it much more precious and valuable in anyone’s eyes.
43. Cat Mirror
If you love cats, this DIY Cat Mirror certainly sounds like the best fit for you! While buying a mirror is a lot easier, this project definitely adds a bit of personalized feel to the item.
It is also quite easy to make using only a bit of plywood, jigsaw, compass, ruler, hot glue, wood glue, and sanding paper to smooth out the edges. With a bit of creativity, you can also make other animal head shapes besides a cat.
44. Book Stand Display
For the bookworms out there who also have a passion for working with their hands, this DIY is definitely one that you should try! Given by Home Tree
Atlas, this book stand can serve as a display case for your favorite novels at home or in the office. You can also go the extra mile and personalize the design of the stand to match your personality or the personality of your books.
45. Welcome Home Key Shelf
Tired of losing and having to find small things such as keys every time you leave the house?
Burkatron has the answer to keeping all the things you need ready at hand.
While this key shelf can serve as the place to put your keys, so you don’t lose them, it can also serve as a personalized storage organizer. Placing decorations such as small plants, covers, or stuffed objects can brighten up the house and add a little flair as you enter your home.
46. Wooden Magazine Holder
Stylish and quite modern, this wooden magazine holder from Homedit can be a great addition to your home as a useful decorative piece.
It’s light, easy to make, and can be disassembled if you need extra space. If storing magazines in the living room isn’t enough, you can also create holders for the other parts of the house; such as the bedroom, porch, and even the restroom for when you need it.
47. Simple Wooden Jewelry Box
While wood crafting consists of various pieces, boxes are usually the most versatile of the projects since they can be used for storing anything.
One example is this simple jewelry box from FixThisBuildThat.com that any beginner would want to try before advancing onto more complex projects.
While this tutorial describes how to make a jewelry box, you can personalize your output that it can be used to store keepsakes and mementos that matter.
48. Utensil Organizer
For those living in an apartment with a small kitchen, any type of organizer is useful in keeping the room looking tidy and neat.
While useful in storing the utensils, this organizer from A beautiful mess is also child-proof for those living with curious little kids. Charming, easy-to-make, and easily accessible, it will definitely be a great addition to your home.
49. Metallic And Wood Pencil Holder
Taken from Purely Katie, this pencil holder is a nice addition that can be placed at home or in the office to store supplies.
While the body of the holder is easy to make, the best part about this is that you can personalize the color and design of the holder in any way you want to match your preferred theme. It can also be given as a gift to a friend, or a special someone who you know has a lot of office supplies.
50. Rustic Candle Holder
If you love the rustic theme and have wood and horseshoes lying around, you can try making this Rustic Candle Holder from Simply Country Life.
The great thing about this project is it can be repurposed in many ways. More than candles, it can also hold tokens, gifts, and any decorative pieces you have lying around the house. You can also attach it to the wall as a mantle, or keep it on the floor where it can be quickly moved.
51. Wooden Arrow Tutorial
For the beginners out there to woodworking, this might be a good starting point to hone your skills as a woodcrafter.
These wooden arrows from Cherished Bliss are very easy to make, and-if did well-turns out great as a decorative wall piece that can be placed anywhere in your house. This project also helps you get a bit of practice in making uniform cuts for more complicated pieces in the future.
52. Wooden Birdhouse
Skip to my Lou gives another wooden DIY craft related to birds that you can make as a bonding project with your kids.
While it involves a lot of steps, the outcome will be a simple wooden house where birds can stay for a while. Not to mention the bonding experience you get while working on the project.
Paired with the first DIY in this list, your home will definitely be the bird place to be in town.
53. Wooden Door Mat
While minimalistic in style, this nice Wooden Door Mat from Domestic Imperfection certainly adds a homey feel for anyone who enters your home.
Simple, fun, and easy to make, all this project requires are enough pine wood, drill, rope, wood stain, and perseverance. Besides being a door mat, smaller versions of these can also function as covers on the mantle and plant coasters for a single cohesive theme in your home.
54. Rustic Wood Plank Clock
It can be admitted that this clock-while big in size-is is definitely charming in its own rough way.
While the outcome seems complicated, Making it in the Mountains certainly makes it sound so easy that anyone can do it with the right tools, attitude, and resources.
You can surely personalize your own project by adjusting the size to one that perfectly fits your home and your own sense of style.
55. Plant Stand
This functional stand from Shabby Grace is cheap, not that hard to make, and most importantly-stylish.
This is an excellent project for beginners still learning to use power tools in their plans. While Grace used her stand for her plants, you can use your own for different purposes. Bookstand, shelf, mantle, there are many useful possibilities for this kind of DIY project.
This can also be useful for outdoor use in organizing the knick-knacks littering the garage.
56. Funky Modern Lamp
Cute and unique, this funky lamp from More Like Home can be made as a gift or as a decorative piece for your home.
While the top is definitely that of a standard lamp, the base is unique and different from the usual convention of lamp bases designed as it is in a somewhat rotating style.
While the author did not make the lamp from the exact plan listed in the blog, the project is still quite doable.
57. Mirrored Coffee Table
Repurposing objects lying around the house is a great technique in ensuring that none of your money goes to waste when buying anything.
This repurposed mirror from in my own style is an excellent example of how to make old things work again in a stylish way.
While there are a lot of steps in making this DIY project, the outcome is nonetheless a chic and stable coffee table you can use in the living room.
58. Minimal Wood Spice Rack
A well-organized kitchen makes for a smooth preparation process and a tasty result.
Arranging spices in a neat and orderly way is a must for a well-functioning kitchen since misplacing a spice-or worse, mixing them up-changes the flavor, texture, and safety of the food being prepared.
These adorable little steps made from some pine wood and woodworking tools can easily function as an organizer for all your spice collection, and to keep the mess at bay.
59. Wooden Sofa Sleeve With Cup Holder
This is one of those easy DIYs that are always featured for the homebodies and couch people out there.
Once again from A Beautiful Mess, this sofa sleeve slash cup holder is an ingenious way of adding comfort and convenience to an already comfortable sofa.
The great thing about this DIY project is that the instructions are easy to follow and the measurements can be easily altered to fit into any type of sofa.
60. DIY Wooden Swing
Recall those cutesy swings that children have while growing up? Well, this version of a swing from Momtastic has made it possible for adults to relieve their childhood and enjoy a swing or two in the backyard.
And although this DIY project is easy to make, it is essential to check and make sure that all the ropes are properly tied and everything is connected just right, before placing your child into your swing.
61. Candle Holders
For the candle lovers out there who love the ambiance and warmth given by a cozy candle, this candle holder from SunCatcherStudio may be a great DIY project for you.
Although it takes quite a bit of skill and power tools to make this type of candleholder, the output is definitely worth the effort and time necessary to make it. And if you make a few imperfections along the way, just remember that these imperfections give the output its own unique personality and style.
62. From Firewood Log to Bowl
If you have extra firewood lying around the house, why not make it useful and turn it into a bowl instead?
Similar to the previous DIY project, this resourceful project from Instructables requires effort, skill, and perseverance to finish the job.
There is however the bonus of not spending anything on acquiring the base material since you already have it lying around the house. You can also use the bowls you make as a storage organizer for beads, trinkets, and even jewelry.
63. Wooden Headphone Stand
Last but certainly not the least, this last project is definitely cool enough to look at that it can hold its own as the final DIY project of this long list.
With a free template from Instructables, this stand can be easily made with time and effort. While the stand is indeed functional, its design is also minimalistic and modern enough to blend in with the other decorative pieces in your room.