How to Build a Two Sided Barn Door

This beginner- friendly tutorial is a for two sided barn door with rustic decorative trim on both sides. Use wood boards from the big box store and birch plywood for a budget friendly project. This project lays out the steps to build a door of any size while still keeping the 1- 3/4″ door width required by standard sliding barn door hardware.

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DIY Deep Nested Apple Boxes

These DIY nested apple boxes are a multi-purpose variation of the traditional design. They’re deeper than the norm and made from sturdy 1/2″ birch plywood. Easy to build, light weight, stackable, and a breeze to store. Follow the tutorial below and build a set or two!

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Installing Barn Door Hardware in 5 Easy Steps

Installing barn door hardware can be a simple process. Follow the step by step instructions ahead to hang hardware onto wooden studs on regular drywall. Be sure you follow all safety precautions, and refer to the manufacturer’s instructions for installation on cement walls and any other details not included here. Scroll to the bottom of the post for information on the floor guide.

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DIY Memo Notepad from Scrap Wood

Whether you’re writing your weekly grocery list or leaving a quick note as you rush out the door, this DIY Memo Notepad is a fun conversation piece that is functional in any room. It makes a great gift for the list maker in your life and it’s a good beginner project- super easy to make with scrap wood! Do you dare to try?

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DIY Modern Fireplace Plywood Surround

A fireplace plywood surround is an inexpensive way to give a plain wall around a fireplace a little character, especially if you don’t have a mantel. These planks are made from ripped plywood and stained in a variety of colors. Keep reading and I promise you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to create this look!

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