Homemade Wood Crates

Wooden crate with a Jack Daniels logo

Everywhere I go I seem to see wood crates… in garden centres, fashion shops, food shops, independent stores, anywhere really and they’re mostly used for displays rather than actual storage. I can see why they’re everywhere because they very nice! Rustic, vintage, solid, and very flexible in use… so I thought I’d make my own! …

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Make Your Own Christmas Tree Decorations

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If you’ve got a spare afternoon then you can easily make your own simple Christmas tree decorations from any spare wood you have and I chose pallet wood. The first step is to grab yourself a pencil and roughly draw a tree shape. As you can see I didn’t go too specific and I personally …

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Homemade Wooden Serving Board

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Continuing on from my previous woodworking escapades I thought I’d try my hand at making a serving board and started with some scrap wood which I had in my loft. It had obviously been used as a shelf as it had brackets on it, but had been chucked up there by the previous owners and …

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How To Make A Rustic Wooden Tray

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I really want to get into woodwork and whilst I’ve built lots of big things like chicken runs and wheelie bin shelters I’ve never really made anything that involves any finesse so this weekend I decided to make a tray. I’d seen quite a few designs on Pinterest and decided to make the tray from …

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Scaffold Plank Shelving

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I love recycling, reusing, and upcycling so when I wanted to put a new shelf up in the living room I popped to the bottom of the garden and grabbed an old scaffold plank section that had been left by the previous owners. I don’t like throwing wood away and it’s at times like this …

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