Here are 14 wood DIY projects perfect to spruce up your home, from doormats, headboards, and kitchen cutting boards. There are plenty of ways to use up those extra 1x4s or plywood boards that have been collecting dust in your garage to update your house even if you are a novice at building things with wood.
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Dress up your front door by building a durable wooden doormat using affordable pieces of 1x4 cedar boards that are angled to create a beautiful porch accent.
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Barn Door Headboard
Turn your bed into a focal point by making a barn door headboard that you can use as a headboard or hang directly above your bed.
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Hickory Cutting Board
If you are looking for a new cutting board this DIY hickory cutting board has a beautiful modern twist with the white blocked off area that is also safe to cut on. This lovely cutting board would also make an exceptional hostess gift or housewarming present as a cutting board.
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Four-Paneled Barn Doors
If you have a space where a traditional door might not work a sliding barn door might be the answer. This four-paneled barn door is made out of affordable plywood, which means you can build this barn door for $50.Continue to 5 of 14 below.
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Rustic Wood Cupcake Stand
This DIY rustic wood cupcake stand would be perfect for a guy's birthday party or winter wedding on the dessert table. The three-tiered cupcake stand is simple to make stacking wood slices and plant pots leaving you plenty of time to frost the cupcakes.
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Knock-off West Elm Tripod Floor Lamp
Get a similar look to West Elm's Tripod floor lamp with its ash legs and white lamp shade with this knock-off DIY that costs $200 less than the West Elm version.
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Live Edge Coffee Table
Live edge tables are a popular trend but are often expensive, so make your own live edge looking coffee table with hairpin legs to get the high-end look for less.
DIY Live Edge Coffee Table from The Spruce
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Update your office by building a sleek campaign-style desk for your home with X legs using poplar or oak.Continue to 9 of 14 below.
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Wooden Block Mosaic Art
Add this huge wooden block artwork to your home by staining precut two-inch wooden blocks and gluing them together to create a textural art piece.
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Hexagon Wall Planter
Tight on floor space, or looking for a way to dress up a wall? Build these cute hexagon wall planters to add some greenery with some small succulents.
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Wood Plate Charger
Set your table with these beautiful wood chargers that are made by cutting a large circle out of plywood. The beautiful chargers could be left plain, stained a darker color, or painted with a stenciled design.
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Plywood Magazine File
Keep all your magazines sorted in your Ikea Kallax bookcase by building this plywood magazine file.Continue to 13 of 14 below.
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Next time you are going on a hike through the forest, or around your neighborhood and happen to see a straight and thick branch someone is throwing out make sure to pick it up to make your own wood coasters for your coffee table.
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Log Stack for the Fireplace
Give the illusion of perfectly stacked wooden logs inside your fireplace when your fireplace is not in use by building a DIY lock stack screen that you can use to decorate.