23 Easy DIY Wood Projects

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These DIY wood projects will get your creativity flowing. DIYs with wood are always fun to work on, especially wooden ideas for crafts for the home!

Looking for exciting DIY wood projects to keep you busy? These easy DIY wood projects will use up some of that scrap, pallet, and reclaimed wood you’ve been hoarding over the years!

DIY Reclaimed Wood Projects

Reclaiming wood has been done since the beginning of time. Today, DIYers have a slight obsession with pallet boards and barn boards, and that’s awesome!

These reclaimed wood pieces are perfect for all kinds of home improvement and DIY projects. From DIY decor to practical use items like storage and shelving, reclaimed wood is carving out a place in all of our homes.

Make it Yourself Wood Projects

I’ve been known to use reclaimed wood for a project or two around the house.

Whenever I see a pallet being tossed out, I scoop it up and pull it apart. In fact, there are six deconstructed pallets in my garage right now. And they are just waiting for me to create something awesome.

Today I’m rounding up some easy wood DIY projects to inspire you.

DIY Wood Pallet Projects

Iced Tea Station

This was a fun wooden DIY project. Katie and I made this iced tea station from a few pallet boards.

It’s a fun and rustic piece where we store our cups and iced tea stash.

DIY Wooden Upcycled Iced Tea Station

Pallet Wood Picture Frame

Who knew a few pallet boards and some burlap ribbon would make such a cool picture display?

This blogger had a pile of pallets she collected and needed to do something with, but this is unexpected!

Reclaimed Pallet Wood Picture Frame Display

How to Make a Shelf Out of a Wooden Pallet

This is one project I may have to reproduce.

Because this pallet shelf is really cool looking. And I can think of a few ideas to add my own finishing touch to it.

When this blogger got the chance to review this Dremel Tool, she decided to make a shelf – and it came out great!

Upcycled Reclaimed Pallet Wood Shelf

Easy Reclaimed Wood Projects

DIY Wood Dominoes

This blogger found a sack of Jenga blocks at the thrift store for buck and a quarter and couldn’t pass it up.

She’s now addicted to reclaiming Jenga blocks and using them for other purposes, like these Dominoes!

How to make Dominoes from Reclaimed Wood

Reclaimed Boat Wood

This is a cute idea for those leftover scrap pieces of wood you have laying around. Because we all have a stack of scrap wood and these sailboats are the perfect project to use them on!

Missing the beach, this blogger decided to bring a piece of the beach (or at least some beachy decor) to her home. See how she did it!

DIY Sailboat Crafting Project

Wood Bench

I built a neat bench from reclaimed wood. We built some stairs and replaced some railings on our deck. We had a pile of leftover wood from the construction.

The contractor said he’d haul it away for $50. I said – leave it!

Then I made a bench with it. I used the scraps and old wood from the deck project to build a pretty cool wood bench.

Upcycled Garden Bench

DIY Wood Raised Garden Beds

Grow your own in these raised garden beds.

Costing just a few bucks, this blogger turned unused space into a gardening mecca. For just $10 they built six garden beds and filled them, too!

Wood garden beds DIY

DIY Wooden Toy Storage

Keeping those squirt guns organized and put away is always a challenge, until now.

Make it fun to put the water guns away with this water gun DIY storage unit made from reclaimed pallet wood.

Add a pool noodle and you’ve got a fun pallet project to help keep the squirt guns from being destroyed by the lawn mower!

DIY wood craft water gun holder

DIY Wood Crafts

These DIY crafts with wood are easy to do and will give you joy each time you look at them. Heck, you could even start an Etsy store and sell goods just like these!

More DIYs Wood Projects

Look through these DIYs with wood and choose one to make this weekend. Did you find something you like, something that caught your eye? I know these wood DIY projects gave you a great starting and got your creative juices flowing!

Which one will you make first?

Join the Conversation

  1. You’re welcome, Lauren! I’m happy to include your DIY projects, you do great work! 🙂

  2. Honored to have so many of my pallet projects featured in this awesome blossom round-up! Thanks, as always, Scrappy Geek. Off to tweet and pin this gem!

  3. These are great ideas. I think reclaimed wood projects are always so beautiful. I love that rustic look.

  4. I really want to try that wood bench. We have a pallet outside right now I want to do something with.

  5. What a great round up of beautiful wood DIY projects. I would love to do something like this in the future. I’m bookmarking this.

  6. Whenever I see a pile of wood, I cringe thinking it will go to the landfill. However, I’m not creative enough to figure out how to repurpose it. These are cute, yet simple enough for someone like me, ideas!

  7. You’re welcome! It’s a great piece. I’m going to make a copy cat of it when I get a chance. I picked up 6 pallets the other day – all disassembled and stacked, just waiting for me to have a little free time to build! 🙂 🙂

  8. Thank you for sharing our shelf! We have done so many reclaimed wood projects with pallets. They are just so fun to work with and have a pretty, rustic charm.

  9. You’re welcome! It’s a fun project for those left over cut-offs — nothing goes to waste!

  10. Thanks so much for sharing my Sailboats!! Holly 🙂

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