Does your scrap wood pile just seem to keep getting bigger and bigger? It’s not exactly useful to you but you just can’t convince yourself to throw it away? If this sounds like you, you’re not the only one!
Luckily, there are tons of amazing, creative, unique, fun, and interesting projects out there on how to use up your scrap wood! In this list, we have 100 scrap wood projects that will inspire you to think twice about the usefulness of your scrap wood pile! Take a look and try out some of these amazing projects!
Amazing Scrap Wood Projects
1. Wood Slice Cutting Board
Did a tree fall down in your yard? Do you have some scrap firewood laying around? Here is a wonderful idea for a beautiful and rustic wood slice cutting board. (Optional: You can also buy ready-to-use wood slices from most craft stores.)
2. Pallet Wood Silverware Holder
This useful silverware holder is made from old pallets. The fun thing about this project is it isn’t restricted to just holding silverware, you could also use it to hold plants or your many office desk items. Get creative with it!
3. Mason Jar Storage
This is a beautiful project to add some extra storage to your bathroom. Have way too many makeup brushes or lip glosses? Organize them and keep them off the counter by building this rustic looking wall storage.
4. Pallet Wood Toilet Paper Holder
How cute is this toilet paper holder with a tiny shelf? This is a great project to add some style to your bathroom as well as being useful. The tiny shelf is perfect to hold a candle or your bathroom spray.
5. Pallet Wall Shelf
An intermediate build with a beautiful result. You will definitely enjoy making this pallet wood wall shelf, and you will love hanging it up in your home even more. Extremely useful for holding magazines, liquor bottles, or just odds and ends.
6. Pallet Lamp
I absolutely love this pallet wood lamp! It has a beautiful rustic feeling from the wood and just a hint of industrial style with the uncovered lightbulb and copper fitting.
7. Scrap Wood Bench
A lovely design using different colors of wood to create a unique pattern in a lovely bench. Perfect for the front entrance to help you and your guests put on their shoes.
8. Pallet Beer Opener
A unique wall mount that will help you open your beers while collecting the lids. This is an easy build and has a great result when it’s finished. I love the “cold beer” sign that they have added on!
9. Pallet Pet Bed
A beautiful pallet project that your pets are sure to love. This unique pet bed is made from scrap wood and has wheels so you (or your pet) can move it easily around the house.
10. Scrap Wood Stool
This stool is another project made from old pallet wood. It has a beautiful finish using beautiful stains and can be a great piece to have around the house. Perfect to help the kiddos reach the bathroom sink.
11. Pallet Coffee Table
This adorable little coffee table is on wheels to make it easy to move around. It has a beautiful open wood appearance that will look great in any living room.
12. Laptop Riser
Do you have neck pain from looking down at your laptop so often? This is a pretty simple DIY project that you can make from scrap wood to solve your neck pain problem.
13. Skyline Wall Art
This is a lovely piece to hang on your wall. Use your old scrap pieces laying around to make a beautiful skyline of your favorite city.
14. Pallet Coffee Table
A beautiful chevron style coffee table with a variety of beautiful wood colors. This project could be considered more advanced but with a little effort, I believe anyone can create this beautiful table.
15. Verticle Herb Garden
Another idea containing scrap pallet wood and mason jars. This time, instead of using it for storage, it will be used as a verticle herb garden! This is perfect to have next to the window in your kitchen so you always have fresh herbs for cooking.
16. Wood Candle Holders
This is a very simple project that uses any sized pieces of scrap wood and just a few other materials. The beautiful grey stain against the wood gives is a minimalistic and classy feeling.
17. Murphy Bar
This fold-out murphy bar is way too cool! Sometimes in the summertime when you are spending a lot of time outdoors a secret bar could be your best secret. Pour yourself a drink while you’re sunbathing or whip up a cocktail as you work in the garden.
18. Scrap Wood Art
This is a simple scrap wood project that you can customize with your favorite colors and phrases or words. It’s a great way to add some color to a space that is lacking.
19. Oversized Dice
So cute! I love these oversized dice made from scrap wood materials. The kids would definitely have fun playing with them and they also just look great as decor.
20. Scrap Wood House Shelf
A nice and easy project that you can make to add a little extra shelving in your house. Paint the house any color you want to match your color schemes. This looks great in the kid’s room to store their favorite storybooks.
21. Reclaimed Wood Tote
A beautiful tote to use as a rustic decoration made from reclaimed wood. This idea uses an old wooden chair leg as the elegant handle and can be painted any color of your choosing.
22. Plywood Candle Holders
How beautiful are these candle holders? Surprisingly they are very easy to make! With some scrap plywood and some tools, you will be able to recreate these stunning candle holders.
23. Scrap Wood Lanterns
I have always loved the antique feeling of lanterns, these ones, however, have a more modern touch with the geometrical shapes and open wood. Perfect to brighten up your patio.
24. Hexagon Planter
I love it! The hexagon shape, the metallic color, the modern and minimal feeling, it’s absolutely lovely. A perfect home for your succulent friends you will definitely have fun doing this project!
25. Vegetable Storage Bin
A great way to use up some scrap wood and create a useful item for your kitchen. Keep your veggies and fruits separated by the small divider and add the labels to finish it off.