20 Easy DIY Scrap Wood Projects You Must Try

There are many furniture and decor made out of wood. A wooden sign, chair, tables, frame are just some of it. If you are handy with tools and love doing woodworking, then creating something from wood can be fun. However, it can also mean leaving many scrap wood from the previous projects.

Often time, scrap wood projects deal with small pieces of wood. So, think of small wooden items. On the other hand, you can combine wood with other materials such as strings, wires, and paint. They make great wall art, kitchen signs, and many other options. Large wood panels are suitable for storage. You can make them in different sizes or the same size for organized stuff.

Piled of scrap wood have uneven shape, holes and maybe even pencil marks. You probably think that they are useless. But it does not mean they have lost their function completely. Give those leftover woods an upcycle. Use your imagination and creativity when thinking of making good use of them.

Wooden objects will last a very long time. So, investing more time and material to make more wooden items from scraps can be very rewarding. It can enhance the things that you already made wood. It will bring continuity and blend nicely. Before throwing them away, have a look at some of these scrap wood projects options:

20 Easy DIY Scrap Wood Projects for Beginner Woodworker


DIY Scrap Wood House Shelf – Sawdust Girl

DIY Canned Food Organizer


Wooden Sofa Sleeve with Cup Holder – A Beautiful Mess

Wooden Sofa Sleeve with Cup Holder


Arrow Wall Art – Cherished Bliss

Wooden Arrows Scrap Wood Project


Wood Stacker Toy – Bamboo Magazine

Scrap wood stacker toy for kids


Colorful Wood Block Candle Holders – Mark Montano

Colorful Wood Block Candle Holders


Mug Stand – 100 Things 2 Do

Mug Stand from Scrap wood


Vertical Plant Hanger –  I Heart Nap Time

Wooden Vertical Plant Hanger


Cook Shelf – A Crafty Mix

Scrap wood wall shelf - Unique DIY


DIY Storage Crates – My Repurposed Life

Scrap Wood Storage Crates


Farmhouse Message Board – Seeking Lavender Lane

Farmhouse Message Board


Scrap Wood Vase – Shanty 2 Chic

Scrap Wood Vase


Jewelry Stand – Rogue Engineer

Jewelry Holder Stand from Scrap Wood


DIY Phone Stand – Alyssa and Carla

DIY Phone Stand from Scrap Wood


Scrap Wood Wall Art – TwelveOeight

Scrap Wood Wall Hanging


Scrap Wood Lanterns – The House of Wood

Scrap Wood Lanterns


Scrap Wood Wreath – Finding Home Farms

Scrap Wood Wreath


Scrap Wood Birdhouse – Birds & Blooms

Scrap Wood Birdhouse


Makeup Brush Holder – DIY Candy

Makeup Brush Holder from Scrap Wood


DIY Hanging Planter – Saved by Love Creations

Scrap wood projects - hanging planter for backyard

Wooden Spice Rack – Anika’s DIY Life

Scrap wood spice rack


Wood Scrap Mirror Frame – Our House Now a Home

DIY Wood Scrap Mirror Frame


Scrap Wood Coasters – DIY Huntress

Scrap Wood Coasters


When you set your mind into something, your imagination can come up with many variations. Take your time and browse for ideas mentioned above. Some designs can be revamped or recreate using different materials.

Get crafty and take out your woodworking tools. It is time to make another DIY scrap wood projects using available materials. It probably won’t even cost you a cent. Just work with what you have around in the house.

Have fun creating, and do not forget to let others know where you get your inspiration from. Inform others on what they can do with their scrap wood at home.

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