DIY Wood Projects

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A Lazy Susan decorated with holiday decor and the letter B.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Create a Personalized Lazy Susan Tray


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Create a unique gift they'll love and display all year

How to Make a Basket Wreath
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Make a Basket Wreath


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn how to make a basket wreath to welcome guests in style. This easy project takes less than 30 minutes to complete.

PROJECT GUIDE

How to Make a DIY Trick or Treat Sign


Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

Add a little spookiness to your curb appeal

A person uses tweezers to remove a splinter from a finger.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Remove a Splinter


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Take action to extract a splinter, with or without using tweezers

Cover It Up: DIY Tank Cover
PROJECT GUIDE

Cover It Up: DIY Tank Cover


Difficulty Intermediate
Time 2-4 hours

Build a raised planter customized to conceal a septic tank cover or any unsightly fixture in your landscape. Follow this DIY for step by step instructions.

A red chicken coop next to a tree.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Build a Chicken Coop


Difficulty Advanced
Time Over 1 day

Give your chickens a cozy, sheltered place to roost

A person uses a brush to stain a bench made of pressure-treated wood.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Stain Pressure Treated Wood


Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

Applying a stain can extend the life and improve the appearance of exterior wood projects

A tree-shaped charcuterie board lays on a counter.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Make a Tree Charcuterie Board


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Serve up a little more cheer for the holidays with this charcuterie board

Wooden boxes with dovetail joints arranged on a workbench.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Make Wood Joints


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Wood pieces can be connected using a variety of methods and an even greater range of tools

A person applies sandpaper to a wood surface.
BUYING GUIDE

Types of Sandpaper and Abrasives


Learn the differences between sandpaper grit levels and materials as well as other abrasive tools

How to Make a Wood Flag Wreath
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Make a Wood Flag Wreath


Difficulty Beginner
Time 2-4 hours

Get patriotic and learn how to make a wood flag wreath for your door, entryway or as a wall hanging inside your home.
A video of scroll saw project ideas.
INSPIRATION GUIDE

The Best DIY Projects Using a Scroll Saw


DIYers will love the wooden craft projects a scroll saw can make possible
A finished advent calendar displayed in a room.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Make a Metal Snowflake Advent Calendar


Difficulty Beginner
Time 2-4 hours

Create a DIY calendar for the holidays
A kids cubby storage unit with added cloth bins and blankets.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Build a Kids Cubby


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Build a colorful cubby for extra storage in any room
A person applies wood finish to a cutting board with a paint brush.
BUYING GUIDE

Food-Safe Finishes


Make sure unfinished kitchenware gets the right food-safe finish.
Dress Up Windows: DIY Window Box
PROJECT GUIDE

DIY Window Box


Difficulty Advanced
Time Over 1 day

If you want to add curb appeal or if your windows just seem a bit bare, add charm by creating your own window box.
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PROJECT GUIDE

How to Build a Bookshelf


Difficulty Intermediate
Time 2-4 hours

Build a DIY bookshelf and customize it to match your home.
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PROJECT GUIDE

How to Make a House Number Planter​


Difficulty Beginner
Time 2-4 hours

A cheery planter will brighten your front porch with an address display and seasonal plantings.
A finished DIY flag case with flag sits on a desk.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Build a Flag Case


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Under 2 hours

Keep your flag stored properly and neatly with this DIY case
Make a Birdhouse Centerpiece in a Nest of Succulents
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Make a Birdhouse Centerpiece in a Nest of Succulents


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Itching to do some gardening but it’s too hot outside?
Wood finish coats a kitchen floor.
BUYING GUIDE

Types of Wood Finishes


Protect and preserve the beauty of wood floors and furniture with clear finish
A DIY hanging rope shelf on the wall of a bathroom.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Make a Rope Shelf


Difficulty Beginner
Time 2-4 hours

Function and style come together with this DIY hanging shelf solution
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PROJECT GUIDE

How to Build a Grilling Cart


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Get your backyard barbeque-ready with a DIY grilling cart
Make a Birdhouse Planter
PROJECT GUIDE

DIY Birdhouse Planter


Difficulty Intermediate
Time 2-4 hours

Give your feathered friends a cozy home and garden with a DIY birdhouse
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