As a beginner wood worker I am drawn to simple wood projects. This is especially true as my scrap pile of wood grows! I hate throwing wood away, so I find every opportunity to…
This tutorial is for a small DIY Modern Farmhouse Dining Table for beginners. The planked top makes the project adjustable to any table length, and do-able with inexpensive lumber. The gorgeous (and sturdy!) hairpin legs add a modern touch. Scroll down for a detailed tutorial for the table AND the bench! (more…)
If you’re looking for memo board ideas for your home or office, you’re in the right place. I’ve curated 23 DIY memo boards. Some are built from scratch, and others are makeovers or up-cycles. Scroll down, find your favorite and make it yourself! Each photo links to the tutorial. Enjoy!
This DIY redwood plant stand is a quick beginner building project that will give your porch some mid century modern flare. The minimalist look adds height to your plants without robbing them of space to bloom. Adjust the middle piece to fit any size pot. Display alone or in pairs on either side of your front door. You can use it indoors or out. What do you think? Are your wheels turning?
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.
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!
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.