Woodworking is like riding a bike: once you get the hang of it you’ll wonder why you didn’t do it sooner! Trust me, I speak from experience; for the longest time, I refused to attempt making a simple wood shelf for fear of failure. Until I had no choice and needed a wood plaque for a client. Let me tell you, that project changed my life forever and now I’m going to pass that favor along to you.
The truth is, woodworking is less complicated than you think and can help you create some incredible pieces. So, pick up your hammer, grab some nails and check out these 17 Awesome DIY Woodworking Projects ANYONE Can Do- Even You!
Here Are 17 Awesome DIY Woodworking Projects ANYONE Can Do
From simple to challenging, there is something here for every taste and skill level. Just remember to be creative and have fun!
1. Wooden Wall Pallet Sign: Say it with Wood!
This is the project that started my love affair with wood and chances are it will do the same for you. What I love most about this sign is that you can completely customize it; from the color of the wood you use to the quote you paint on it. It’s also a great starter piece, as the steps are easy to follow. Oh, and if you go for the weathered look, any small mistakes are less likely to show. Check out these step-by-step instructions on DIY Projects if you’re interested.
2. Kid’s Red Wagon: Classic fun
Believe me, this is super simple, and the smile on your child’s face will make it all worth it. Using nothing more than wood, glue, nails and some paint you can create a one-of-a-kind wagon for your child in their favorite color. You can even have older kids help out, turning the project into a family affair and your “assistant” into a woodworker in the making. Check out these directions for building a wagon and get started.