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…)
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?
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?
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!
Cutting boards are not only useful, but also look really cute around the kitchen, hanging on a wall, or just leaning on the counter as functional decor. This DIY scrap wood cutting board is a fun, simple variation of the average cutting board and makes a great gift. Get creative shaping the handle and you’ll have a unique design for you or someone else to enjoy!
If you are ready to update your dated bathroom but don’t have the money for a full renovation, an easy to make, stick on mirror frame can add the character you’re looking for, without breaking the bank. Paint it all one color for a sleek look, or distress it for a rustic farmhouse style. In this tutorial I will be showing you two easy ways to create a stick-on frame with minimal effort and no fancy power tools.