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Do you have piles of scrap wood and don’t know where to put it? There are a few nifty projects you can make and turn it into thrifty home decor. You need to see these ideas.
If you’re a seasoned DIYer, you have lots of scrap wood lying around. If you’re considering to throw it away, wait just a minute. All that scrap can be turned into some creative home decor, furniture, accessories, toys, and even gifts. No real DIYer will throw that away!
So check out the complete list of all DIY projects that can be made from scrap wood. Some of these ideas are really amazing!
DIY Wall Decor
Make your own farmhouse sunflower DIY wall decor out of scrap wood and dollar store sunflowers. The step-by-step tutorial makes this a quick and easy project. See the article to get the entire guidance.
DIY Wall Sconces
Dig into your scrap wood pile to make these charming DIY wall sconces for battery-operated LED candles. Perfect for the holidays and all year long. Read the tutorial to see how it’s done.
DIY Screen Door
Learn how to build a DIY screen door from scrap wood with this step-by-step tutorial. From screen door ideas to using pocket holes to making the screen door fit the frame, this DIY screen door tutorial will show you how to create the perfect screen door. See the article to see how to do it.
This is a fantastic scrap wood clock you can recreate the easy way. Follow the link to learn how to do it.
Fun and Easy DIY Scrap Wood Pumpkins. The little stems are simply twigs from the yard, and the wood is scraps found on the ground or around the house. See the tutorial to see the complete plans.
This step-by-step tutorial is showing you how to make a great looking side table from your scrap pile. No woodworking experience required. Check out the tutorial to get the full plans and instructions.
These easy DIY Wood Lanterns make fabulous decorations for the interior or exterior of your home and make great use of scrap wood. See the tutorial to see the complete details and instructions.
DIY Cutting Boards
How to make your own cutting boards using scrap wood you already have in your stash to repurpose in your kitchen or give away as homemade gifts. Follow the tutorial for the full details and instructions.
Wooden Christmas Tree
Christmas trees come in all shapes and sizes, and you can make this Wooden Christmas Tree in the perfect size(s) for your Christmas decorating needs. See the article for the complete plans and instructions.
Learn how to make beautiful scrap wood coasters with three essential power tools. Check out the article to learn how to do it.
Old Antique Window Frame
Love the idea of hanging an old window as wall art, with or without glass? There are so many creative ways to display them. Read the tutorial for the entire guidance and instructions.
DIY Patchwork Wood Christmas Tree
Learn how to make a Patchwork Wood Christmas Tree to use in your Christmas decor. This can be made with scrap wood and customized with stain colors. Read the tutorial to see how it’s done.
No need to measure! Follow this tutorial on how to make a birdhouse using any scrap wood you have just sitting around your house. Read the tutorial to learn how it’s done.
DIY Beach-Themed Farmhouse Sign
Learn how to make your own farmhouse sign with scrap pieces of wood. This popular DIY decor idea is perfect for the cottage, lakehouse, or home. Follow the tutorial for the complete details.
DIY Wood Basket
Why not give this DIY wood basket a try? All you need are a few scrap pieces of wood and a few tools. See the article to find out how to do it.
DIY Shoe Rack
Create this DIY shoe rack from scrap wood on a budget. Read this website for the complete plans and instructions.
DIY Desk Organizer
Use a small piece of scrap wood and some simple woodworking techniques. Follow the tutorial to get the full guidance and instructions.
Chunky Wood Shelves
Build these cheap and easy chunky scrap wood shelves. Follow the article to find out how it’s done.
DIY Geometric Art
Do you love DIY Scrap Wood Geometric Art? But can’t find the perfect one in the stores? Follow these easy steps to design and build your own. Read the link to get the complete details.
DIY Mirror Frame
What a fantastic DIY wood scrap mirror frame for a budget craft project. Read the link to get the complete details and instructions.
DIY Wood Apples
DIY Scrap Wood Apples are fun to make and perfect for early fall decorating. All you need is wood blocks, twigs, paint, and yarn, and you’re done. Check out the article to learn how it’s done.
Turn your scrap wood into beautiful wall decor with this DIY Monogram. Follow the link to get the entire guidance and instructions.
DIY Napkin Holder
Make this DIY Napkin Holder with scrap wood and a few tools. Add some convenience to your dining table set in about an hour. See the link to find out how it’s done.
DIY Bath Shelf
Bathtub shelves are all the rage right now, with good reason. Make your own for a fraction of the cost, and enjoy the comforts of your bubble bath tonight. Read this website to see how to do it.
DIY Wall Art Project
This DIY wall art project repurposes pieces of scrap wood to create a dramatic wall display. Follow the link to get the full details.
DIY Poster Hanger
How to make a DIY poster hanger from scrap wood. You can replicate this at home easily. Read the tutorial to see how to do it.
DIY Chicken Coop
Backyard flock owners tinker with their coop attempting to increase chicken comfort while making flock management easier. Check out the tutorial to see the complete details and instructions.
DIY Outdoor Bench Seat
Add a little extra seating with this simple outdoor bench made from scrap 2x4s and deck boards. Build it in one night using nothing but leftover lumber. Follow this website for the complete details.
Lanterns from Scrap Wood
Make these easy scrap wood lanterns for your outdoor decor. Endless possibilities, including using them inside as well. Read the article to find out how it’s done.
Wood Lego Pieces
Make these cute wooden Lego pieces the easy way. See this website to get the complete details and instructions.
DIY Compost Bin
Learn how to make a DIY compost bin from scrap or pallet wood with this simple, step-by-step tutorial that you can complete in an afternoon. See the article to learn how it’s done.
What an incredible upcycled workstation with DIY scrap wood storage on a budget. Check out the article to learn how it’s done.
DIY Wood Sailboats
DIY these quick and cheap scrap wood sailboats made from two pieces of scrap wood, dowels, and scrap fabric. Read this website to get the complete details.
DIY Scrap Wood Lanterns
Forget those high dollar wood lanterns you’ve seen because today we’re showing you how easy it is to build your own DIY scrap wood lanterns. See this website to see the complete guidance and instructions.
DIY Wooden Bed
A blog about simplifying furniture builds, so even new beginners can tackle any project. Follow the article to see the complete details.
DIY Reclaimed Wood Platform Bed
Why buy a bed when you could build one? Read this website to see how it’s done.
DIY Wood Sofa Table
Let’s build a rustic wood sofa table using reclaimed wood. Read the tutorial to see how it’s done.
Reclaimed Lumber Coffee Table
Combine reclaimed wood and casters to create a rugged coffee table with a touch of industrial chic, a beautiful centerpiece for your living room. Follow the article for the complete details.
Reclaimed Wood IKEA Buffet
Everybody love Ikea hacks, and this is a great one. See this website to see how it’s done.
Reclaimed Wood and Pipe Laundry Sign Hanging Station
Creating an industrial farmhouse reclaimed wood and pipe laundry sign hanging station with crate shelves. Read the tutorial for complete guidance.
DIY TV Console
Do you want to build a TV stand for your home? Here is a tutorial on how to make a DIY TV console to store all your stuff. Read the article to see the full details and instructions.
Rustic Reclaimed Wood Island
What an awesome rustic reclaimed wood island made the easy way. Follow the article to see how to do it.
Cutting Board Out of Reclaimed Wood
Leftover wood flooring can provide new materials for making things around the house. Learn how to reuse wood flooring to make a useful cutting board with these easy steps. Follow the link to see the full guidance.
Junk Decor Shelves
This is a cute project of shelves made of scrap wood. Check out this website to learn how it’s done.
DIY Pallet Wood Tree Shelf
This DIY shelf tutorial makes for a productive weekend project. This can be made from other sources as well. Read this website to see how it’s done.
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This is a beautiful rustic mug rack you can recreate from scrap wood. See the link to learn how to do it.
Reclaimed Wood Desk
This beautiful desk is made of scrap wood and hairpin legs to boot. Check out the link to find out how to do it.
Farmhouse Industrial End Table Cart
Make the farmhouse industrial end table cart the easy way. Check out the tutorial to get the complete details and instructions.
Reclaimed Wood Letter
Love the Anthropologie recycled wood letters, but not the price tag? Learn to make your own knock-off version for around $8.00. Check out the article to see the full plans.
Chunky 2×4 Tabletop
Make an instant, chunky 2×4 tabletop with firewood coasters for the patio table. Quick, easy, reclaimed, and best of all, free. Follow the link to see how it’s done.
Scrap 2×4 Flag
If you have a pile of 2x4s and 2x6s, you can make a decorative flag entirely out of scrap. Read this website for the entire guidance and instructions.
Rustic Chic Console Table
Make this great rustic chic console table which you can replicate the easy way at home. See the link to find out how it’s done.
DIY Wood Picture Frames
What a beautiful project for DIY rustic scrap wood picture frames to spotlight favorite photos. Follow the tutorial to learn how it’s done.
Scrap Wood Cutting Board
This scrap wood cutting board is a unique project because it’s made from a wide variety of different kinds of wood that are all a bunch of different sizes. See this website to see the complete details and instructions.
Raised Bed Garden
Create the reclaimed wood raised bed garden the easy way. Check out the link for the complete details and instructions.
DIY Bathroom Cabinet
This is a terrific chic DIY bathroom cabinet made as a budget project. Check out the article to see how to do it.
DIY Crate Bookshelf
What an excellent DIY crate bookshelf tutorial you can replicate the easy way. Follow the article to see the complete guidance.
Vintage Toy Box
Build the vintage toy box from an old leftover crate. Read the article to get the complete details.
DIY Towel Rack
How to make a rustic looking towel rack using the pallet wood. Check out the tutorial to learn how it’s done.