6 wood projects you can build for less than you can buy them. I ogle over pretty furniture all the time, I love to dream about how these lovely pieces would look in my home. But if I’m being honest, I’m just too frugal to buy most of the items I fawn over. So I tend to DIY a lot of the items in my home. In the DIY spirit I’m bringing you 6 DIY wood projects you can make cheaper than you can buy.
Each of these projects is from our monthly At Home DIY Challenge, be sure to click over for full tutorials on all of these projects.
How to Make an Easy Round Stool | Simple DIY Furniture Build
A simple round modern stool, inspired by West Elm, you can build for just $14!
How to build a simple bookshelf: West Elm Knock-Off
Get the detailed plans to build this gorgeous West Elm inspired bookshelf for a fraction of the retail price.
How to Build a Nightstand for under $40
Got 2 hours and a few basic tools? You can build this beautiful simple nightstand for your room.
DIY Modern End Table
A modern geometric end table with a metal look.
DIY Outdoor Chairs for Porch
A solid wood outdoor chair can be expensive, make these on your own for a fraction of the price and have chairs that will last a lifetime.
How to Make a 2x4 Blanket Ladder
A simple 2x4 blanket ladder is essential for corralling blankets in a living room. Make this one in no time with just a few tools and this tutorial.
These 6 DIY wood projects mimic more expensive pieces you would find in stores, but you can make them for far less. If you want to try your hand at a few of these furniture pieces start with the basics. I recommend a good battery powered drill and a drill bit set like this one.
With a little practice you’ll be building furniture in no time.
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