Free Woodworking Projects

Build a quick project with one of these free woodworking projects.







Drying Rack

Drying Rack

This laundry drying rack is a simple enough item to make. Inexpensive and straight forward, it can be made relatively quickly and easily.


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Picture   Frame

Picture Frame

Make this unique two-fold picture frame. This frame does not detract from the picture it holds and it also portrays and sense of depth to the picture.


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Puzzle Box

Puzzle Box

This box is based on an old Japanese style of concealing the mechanism that allows the box to open. Rather than just having a simple sliding top, this box also has a concealed locking mechanism that must be dealt with in order to open the box.


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Mahjong   Box

Mahjong Box

Here is a box for holding your Mahjong set. It has five trays inside that are removable. If you don't have a mahjong set you could even use if for holding jewelry, silverware or even a sewing tackle box.


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Recipe   Box

Recipe Box

This is a neat little weekend project that makes a nice gift or just a good place to store your own recipes. The lid even has a lip to hold recipes while you cook.


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Sundial

Sundial

A sundial is a device that measures time by the position of the sun. Build this beautiful sundial for your yard.


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Trivet

Trivet

A trivet is a quick and easy project that can be used either in the kitchen or as part of a more formal setting in the dining room. The project can be easily built from start to finish in a weekend.


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Candle   Gift Box

Candle Gift Box

This is a simple project to build and even more fun to give. What a great idea, a gift box that converts into a candle holder after the present is removed.


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Woodpecker Door Knocker

Woodpecker Door Knocker

Use these detailed plans and patterns to make a woodpecker door knocker. This is a great project that is easy enough to enjoy building with the kids.


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Decorative Wooden Bucket

Decorative Wooden Bucket

This wooden bucket is decorative in the sense that it can't be used for some of the tasks expected of a standard bucket, such as carrying water. The bucket is also ideal for the wishing well project.


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Wavy   Flag

Wavy Flag

Here is a great way to display your patriotism. Simply add a wooden star, or two, and you have a nice item to hang on your front door.


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Lathe   Cut Dolls

Lathe Cut Dolls

Here's a really nice old-fashion set of lathe turned dolls that are quite easy to make. These wonderful little dolls are made from 2 x 2 scraps or 1 in. diameter dowel left-overs. The dolls are turned on a wood lathe then hand painted.


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Cookie   Jar/Kitchen Canisters

Cookie Jar/Kitchen Canisters

Here is project for a popular style wooden cookie jar you can build in one weekend. You can even vary the dimensions to make a lovely wooden kitchen canister set.


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2   Picture Frames

2 Picture Frames

Here are two fairly simple picture frames you can build in one day. One has a bead corner edge while the other has a Roman / Chamfer edge. The final frames can be finished any a variety of ways.


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Spice   Rack

Spice Rack

Build this simple spice rack to hold your most used spices. Holds many different size bottles.


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Metal/Plastic Candle Sticks

Metal/Plastic Candle Sticks

Here is an attractive pair of candle sticks which you can turn with the new carbide tipped turning chisels. The plastic base is turned from 1/4in. clear plexiglas, while the cup itself is turned from 1-1/2in. free turning brass rod.


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Metal/Plastic Candle Sticks

Maypole Lamp

Nice for the nursery or child's room, this little lamp is easy to build. Cutouts are 3/8 inch gum plywood. Use these diagrams and patterns to build your Maypole Lamp today.


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Crumb   Tray

Crumb Tray

The crumb tray is a simple turning. You can even make a matching comb to help clean up those messy crumbs.


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Silverware   Caddy

Silverware Caddy

A silverware caddy is great for when you have numerous guests. Nobody will have to leave the table when this caddy is present. It will hold silverware, napkins, condiments and more.


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Knife   Holder

Knife Holder

The Knife Holder has room for five kitchen knives. The front block is slotted with saw cuts and the facing edge is set back in steps which can be cut on the shaper or jointer.


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Easter   Table Centerpiece

Easter Table Centerpiece

Enhance your Easter table setting with this rabbit cart centerpiece. It also makes an attractive Easter basket for the youngsters. In fact, a string can be fastened to the front crosspiece of the yoke to make it into a pull toy.


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Candle   Holder

Candle Holder

With just a little imagination and some scrap wood you can make a beautiful and unique candle holder.


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