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30+ Simple Wood Projects For Beginners: Quick & Easy To Build

Woodcraft is quite possibly one of the best forms of expressing the artist in. It looks so simple yet so intricate. It helps you reconnect with nature on a spiritual level. It is dangerously addictive as people who pursue this hobby have been known to spend hours at a time working on a simple project by using various woodworking tools and never quite know it.

There is also something uniquely fulfilling and beautiful about decorating your home or giving someone a gift with something you made. A lot of people use sawzall to practice this art and have become somewhat masters of their trade. It took them a lot of effort as this is no walk in the.

But they had to start somewhere too right. If you’re looking to get into it, here some simple woodworking ideas that can get you started. There are a lot of posts about some easy wood ideas from wooden desks, shelves wooden clamps, trays and decorative articles to coffee table plans, rocking chairs wine holders, clocks, fences, wall designs, bird houses, cutlery, coasters and what not, that you can try as beginners and they tell you how to do it step by step.

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30+ Simple Wood Projects

We’ve just gathered a few of them here and hope you’ll like one of these try them on our own.

Wine and Glass Holder

Wine and Glass Holder

Wine and Glass Holder via downhomeinspiration

This wine and glass holder looks so simple but it can be a real conversation piece when your friends or family come over for a visit. What a simple yet elegant way to serve wine.2. 

Oversized Tic-Tac-Toe Game

Oversized Tic-Tac-Toe Game

Oversized Tic-Tac-Toe Game via hertoolbelt

This is one of those projects that can easily be made and people can have their fun with it especially the kids. A few cubes of wood, a little paint, a tray to hold the cubes and you’re done. A great way to relive this classic game.

Minimalist Book Shelf

Minimalist Book Shelf

Minimalist Book Shelf via https://crowdyhouse.com

If you have any bookcase plans, cancel them right now and make yourself these instead. They truly are for the minimalist scholar in you. There might not be enough space for a lot of books here but you can probably solve that by using multiple shelves. They look better collectively anyway.

Bath Caddy

Bath Caddy

Bath Caddy via Founterior

Everyone needs a long hot bath every once in a while. This bath caddy is a simple woodworking project and comes that can come in handy the next time you take a long bath and feel like reading a book or a magazine while you’re in there.

Hanging Flower Pot Holder

Hanging Flower Pot Holder

Hanging Flower Pot Holder via Shanty 2 Chic

Breaking out the flora in style! A simple design which isn’t that hard to pull off so you’ll definitely enjoy making this. This is something that’ll definitely add little something to the living room. Your personal hanging garden. Take that Babylon!

Hanging Shelf

Hanging Shelf

Hanging Shelf via Burkatron

As long as we’re building stuff that hangs from walls, why not go for a hanging shelf too. A great way to make some extra space for stuff to put. Simple and classy. Not a bad combination eh?

Zig Zag Shelf

Zig Zag Shelf

Zig Zag Shelf via LumberJocks

This is an example of simple wood projects that sell great. Never again will the corner of your room be dull again! Its just so mesmerizing to look at.

Charging Dock

Charging Dock

Charging Dock via WoodMetamorphosisUK

This quite frankly is one of my personal favorites! So simple yet dead useful. This is not only a great DIY wood project, it’s a great investment. And made all the more satisfying by the fact that you didn’t buy it but made it yourself.

Rustic Ladder

Rustic Ladder

Rustic Ladder via HomeTalk

Unlike traditional ladders, this bedroom ladder is really a must have for any bedroom. Easy to make and you can hang all sorts of stuff on the rungs like towels and quilts.

Rustic Arrow

Rustic Arrow

Rustic Arrow via DIY Joy

It is a great decoration piece to have in the lobby. Not too much and simple enough to craft. Get extra creative and have some fun to label it too.

Mug Rack

Mug Rack

Mug Rack via One Little Bird Blog

Something to you can admire and put to use in the kitchen. An excellent example of a simple woodworking project for beginners.

Pet Cot

Pet Cot

Pet Cot i Heart Dogs

Just something you could do with your new found talent for man’s best friend. Can also be done if you own a cat too but word of advice, get a dog. They’re more fun.

Hanging Rack

Hanging Rack

Hanging Rack via Esty

This is just a little something that you can add to the back of your bedroom door or inside your dressing room. Maybe even add a little layer of varnish to give it a little more classical look.

Wooden Bird Door Stopper

Wooden Bird Door Stopper

Wooden Bird Door Stopper via NOt On The High Street

A great example, of a simple wood working project for kids. Nothing fussy about it and rest assured, she may seem small but this little birdie can HODOR!

Side Table

Side Table

Side Table via Rogueengineer

If you’re looking for free and simple woodworking projects, look no further because this is it. This side table is made entirely of scrap wood and can be useful in some ways. Also the combination of different shades of scrap wood gives it that extra artistic edge. A great wooden table to have by your bedside.

TV Electronics Shelf

TV Electronics Shelf

TV Electronics Shelf via Pinterest

This is an excellent project for people looking to make something they can use around the house. This shelf, with its hinges made from industrial pipes is something that’ll fit right in your living room. Your television related electronics will fit right at home on this shelf.

Wooden Christmas Tree

Wooden Christmas Tree

Wooden Christmas Tree via Knock Off Decor

Here is something to make your holidays a little more festive. Break this out this Christmas instead of a traditional tree. It’s a great place to put the presents in hang the stockings at the same time. If you want to go overboard just through on a little more decorations and spend that extra holiday cheer.

Bottle Opener

Bottle Opener

Bottle Opener via The Art Of Manliness

Wow! This may well be the simplest woodworking idea ever! A nail and a piece of wood can be combined to make a bottle opener. Who knew?

Drink Dispenser

Drink Dispenser

Drink Dispenser via Actividiy

Ever feel like getting the bars feel while pouring yourself a drink? Ever feel like drinking from the tap? Well look no further. Craft yourself this tasteful luxury and you'll never have to pour your drink straight from the bottle again. Doesn’t necessarily have to be whiskey. Just a thought

Couch Side Stand

Couch Side Stand

Couch Side Stand via Esty

If your couch isn’t close enough to the coffee table, worry no more. This nifty little craft will provide a spot for your coffee and a slot for your magazine or newspaper. I wasn’t kidding when I said it was nifty.

Multipurpose Tray

Multipurpose Tray

Multipurpose Tray via Esty

This tray may look simple but when it comes to uses, it has plenty. Just think of everything you can do with a tray. Yup it does all of that.

Toilet Paper Holder with Shelf

Toilet Paper Holder with Shelf

Toilet Paper Holder with Shelf via DiyShowOff

Ever feel like there is no place to put your cell phone while you’re in the bathroom. Don’t worry we’ve all been there. Here is something you can craft for a solution. And admittedly it also looks so much better than the ordinary toilet paper holder.

Guitar Chair Stand

Guitar Chair Stand

Guitar Chair Stand via Esty

What’s better than a guitar stand? A guitar stand that you can sit on. This is one for the multitalented people who enjoy both woodcraft and the guitar.

Fish Hanging

Fish Hanging

Fish Hanging via Steves Workshop

This is a simple and small wood project. Not too many complexities involved and you get a pretty cool decoration artifact out of it too.

Birdhouse

Bird House

Bird House via Build Woodyx

Ah the birdhouse. Everyone into woodcraft has to make one sooner or later. But this is a relatively simpler one to get you started.

Beer Tote

Beer Tote

Beer Tote via Rogue Engineer

What are two most masculine things in the world? Beer and Lumberjacks you say? Why not combine the two and make the most masculine thing ever! Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the beer tote!

Wooden Swing

Wooden Swing

Wooden Swing via momtastic.com

Here’s another one the kids ought to enjoy. Simple enough to make and loads of fun. The wood skills required may not be expert level but let me ask you this. How good are your knot trying skills

Block Shelves

Block Shelves

Block Shelves via Pinterest

Again, one of the simplest designs that you’ll find mentioned here. But it’s funny how the simplest things look so good when used correctly and in a whole new perspective.

Wooden Door Mat

Wooden Door Mat

Wooden Door Mat via Diy Adventures

Hey, if you don’t have the knot tying skills to make the swing above don’t worry, just set the swing down at your front door and we’ll stick to calling it a welcome mat. Dodged a bullet there didn’t we?

Scented Candle Holder

Scented Candle Holder

Scented Candle Holder via Pallet Furniture DIY

Don’t look now, but here is a chance to channel your inner romantic. That’s right, wooden candle holders. Pull this off, and they’ll be swooning all over you. After all, what are artists if not mysterious and romantic?

Conclusion

This article covered just a few of the many possible projects you can pick as you begin to steer the waters of the Woodcraft ocean. But we‘re just getting started here. A lot of great ideas have been put out there by a lot of talented people. Be sure to check these top 150 woodworking tools to start with the projects.

And who knows that if you develop enough skill, someday we’ll be telling you about some of the trickiest wood crafting projects you can make to test your skills. Until then, we hope you have your fill of fun with these.

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