Today I am excited to share 20 of my favorite easy Kreg Jig projects hoping you’ll find inspiration and build a few pieces for your home!
If you’ve been following me for a while, you know I am a fan of easy wood building projects. The magic tool that makes it all possible is the pocket hole Kreg Jig. I love this tool and want to add my testimonial along with some of the fun things you can build with it!
The projects you’ll see ahead are all beginner friendly. Newbies and seasoned wood workers welcome!
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Easy Kreg Jig Projects
First off, if you are not familiar with the Kreg Jig , it is a tool that makes it possible for you to join wood pieces side by side.
It’s as simple as it looks.
Warning: Building with the kreg jig is extremely addicting.
Easy Kreg Jig Projects
1. Barn Door Style Window Covering-
2. Mudroom Bench
3. Floating Shelves
4. Planked Wood Table
5. 2×4 Barstools
I couldn’t pass up including my most popular post on the blog and one of my first builds. These 2×4 stools are versatile and stylish. You can find the tutorial for them here!
6. IKEA Style Bedroom Bench
This bench is an IKEA look alike that looks great in any room. It is so easy to build. Find the how-to here!
7. Simple Corner Table/Desk
8. Modern Wall Hooks
Dress up your entry way with these fun modern wall hooks. I promise the angles are a LOT easier than they look. You can build it as long as you’d like, to fit your wall. Not bad for an $8 build! Find the tutorial here!
9. Chunky Garden Hose Holder
10. 2×4 Bedroom X Bench
11. Simple Reminder Board
12. Blanket Ladder
Blanket ladders are a farmhouse staple. But, they can be so expensive to buy! With only a few dollars (and a kreg jig) building it is a breeze!. This one has a touch of bling, courtesy of these optional decorative L shape corner guards. Why not build your own? Find the detailed how-to here!
13. Wooden Chevron Bench
14. Modern Office Desk
Yet another amazing creation by Anika from Anikas DIY Life. I love the clean lines and I won’t even get started on the drawer pulls?! Simply stunning. Go grab the free plans with all the details here!
15. DIY Oakley Coffee Table
Holy Moly. Those legs. Need I say more? This coffee table by the talented Ashley from Handmade Haven is a B E A U T I F U L! Let her tell you all about it, shall we? You can find the free plans and the source to get those legs here!
16. Wooden Porch Bench
17. Simple Bedside Nightstand
This is one of my personal favorites. I love the simplicity and functionality of this project! We all have that narrow, awkward space where we wish we could fit a table. Amber Oliver did just that. Find the tutorial for this cute bedside table here!
18. Light Cage Sconces
While we’re on the subject of bedside tables, if you’re looking for an alternative to the traditional bedside lamp, look no further. This project was so simple, yet made such a difference in our master bedroom. If you like the sconces, you can find the tutorial here!
19. Mini Fridge/Microwave Cabinet
This piece is perfect for a basement, bedroom, office, or anywhere you want to have access to food, but you don’t want the place to look like a kitchen. The coolest thing? You can build it using only one piece of plywood! Grab the free plans here!
20. Upholstered Bedroom Bench
Last but not least, is of course…another bench. This was my first attempt at upholstery! I shared a video for the upholstery part. The frame is a pretty easy build. Yes, that’s wood, spray painted to mimic metal (shhh, don’t tell) Don’t forget to get the free plans here!
As you can see, pocket hole joinery opens a whole new realm of possibilities in the building world. Whether it’s a simple wood frame or a bench (yes more benches) the kreg jig helps you build it easily, with a strong, durable hold!
Just for clarification, I was NOT paid for this post. That’s how much I believe in this product!
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Until then, have fun building these easy kreg jig projects!
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Janice Thomas writes detailed tutorials for novice woodworkers and DIYers. She also works as a university professor in the health care industry. Have a question for Janice? Feel free to send her a message here!