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10 cool things you can make with scrap wood

Amy Buxton Amy Buxton
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It's time to start collecting driftwood and old pallets when you find them, as we've got some amazing ideas for how you can upcycle them, right here! Don't go thinking that you'll need skills to rival master carpenters to create gorgeous furniture and additions for your home, as we like to believe that all of these potential projects are suitable for total DIY novices. From amazing garden furniture through to some REALLy unique room divides, you'll be blown away by what we've found to inspire you to dig out your tool belt!

1. Rustic television stands add so much charm to a living room and they don't have to be perfect, as that's all part and parcel of the style!

2. These hanging room screens have absolutely captured out hearts! Imagine recreating something like this with wood that cost you nothing!

3. Unique nesting tables look gorgeous and make good use of available space, but they are extra special when you make them yourself from a myriad of woods!

modern Dining room by fritz&wood

Formentera BlauGelb


4. An alternative christmas tree is such a great idea! You wouldn't have to worry about needles shedding either! Perfect!

 Household by Wood BC
Wood BC


Wood BC

5. Handy stools would make an instant breakfast bar out of any kitchen island and if they cost nothing to make, so much the better!

eclectic Living room by Wood BC
Wood BC

Table NICE

Wood BC

6. Comfortable outdoor seating is easy as pie to make, with a few old pallets and a lick of paint! You can pop some old cushions out there too and really keep the costs down.

 Patios by Bazardeco

realizzazione di arredi con pallet di recupero


7. A rustic computer desk is just a few pallets away! Why not build something perfectly sized for a specific space and add all the storage you need?

industrial Study/office by Biogibson

Escritorio de pallet sobre caballetes


8. Statement beds are a must have but they can cost a pretty penny! How about creating something totally different, with scrap wood? If you find rope too, this design would work!

9. Is this the ultimate home bar? It's definitely the ultimate thrifted scrap wood home bar! We might try to recreate this ourselves!

10. Fantastic terrace pathways don't have to cost the earth! Why not split some scrap wood and make DIY steps? Some stain and a sand is all the wood will need!

For more cool DIY projects, take a look at this Ideabook: 14 easy DIY ideas for small budgets.

Which of these projects do you fancy trying?
modern Houses by Casas inHAUS

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