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4 Amazing Wood Craft Projects For Beginners

Make a Simple Serving Tray 

Consider making a simple, yet stylish, serving tray as your next wood craft project. You can create this beautiful accessory with just a few materials and tools. Moreover, you can customize the size, shape and color to make it perfectly match your décor. A wooden serving tray is perfect for carrying snacks or drinks from one room to the next and can even be used as a decorative centerpiece. With some basic tools and imagination, you’ll be pleasantly surprised at how amazing your creation looks!

To get started, you will need to purchase a piece of wood in the desired size and shape. Make sure you choose a sturdy wood that can handle holding a fair amount of weight. Things like birch, cherry or oak are good options for creating a serving tray. Once the wood is sanded down and stained or painted in your chosen color, you’ll need to purchase four handles so you can attach them to each side. You can also add details such as engravings, etchings or paint designs on your tray to give it personality! Finally, add protective coating with lacquer or varnish sealant so it will last through regular wear and tear.

Check out a step to step guide to making a simple tray


Decorative Pallets

One of the simplest and most beautiful DIY woodcraft projects for beginners is creating decorative pallets. These are crafted from a single piece of scrap or recycled wood, which you can then use to hang photos or art, create signs, or just have around as a decoration. All you need is some sandpaper and varnish to finish their look - simple yet elegant!
Here’s a quick step-by-step guide to get started on your decorative pallet: First, choose the type of wood you’ll be using; pine wood is a popular choice for this type of project. Cut the wood into two equal sizes and measure them so that the boards are at least one inch thick. Sand down the surface of each board until smooth, then use a few coats of varnish or paint to finish it off. You can customize your pallet further with stencils or stamps if you’d like! Once it’s ready and has dried, find some thin rope or string to hang your finished craft and enjoy its simple beauty.

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Wooden Wall Planter

If you're looking for a truly unique way to bring a little greenery into your home, why not explore the idea of putting together a wooden wall planter? You can buy or make your own container from recycled wood, adding holes for drainage and filing with soil. With appropriate mounting materials, you can then hang your planter onto any part of an interior wall - perfect for including some plants in your house décor!
Making a wooden wall planter is a great project for those looking to get creative with their DIY skills. Woodworking tools and supplies, including drill bits, screws, nuts and bolts can all be found in hardware stores - make sure to purchase treated lumber that won't rot easily if it comes in contact with soil and water. Once you have your materials ready to go, cut four pieces of wood the same length and use these as the sides of the planter. Fasten them together with screws or bolts before drilling holes into each side of the wood for drainage. Fill up the planter box with soil and then hang it on any interior wall at your desired height - this depends entirely on personal preference, but try not to hang too low so you don't impact visibility or risk plant leaves getting brushed against.


for a very detailed and pretty wall hanging shelves.

Wooden Coasters

Wooden coasters are the perfect first project for a beginner wood crafter. A simple design will require just a few tools like clamps, saws and sanding paper, while still providing beautiful results. This type of project is also a great way to try out different techniques, such as wood burning or staining. Plus, with minimal supplies and effort you can create sets of beautiful wooden coasters perfect for gifting or displaying in your home!

To get started, choose the wood pieces you will use to make your coasters. You can purchase pre-cut wood circles from a craft store or you can use whatever scrap wood you have on hand. Once you’ve chosen your wood, decide how many inches wide and thick each of the coaster discs should be. Cut all of the discs to size with clamps, a saw and sandpaper. Next give each coaster a unique finish like staining or wood burning - this is where you can really customize your coasters! Finally, glue several layers of felt or cork on the back side of each coaster to prevent scratches and buff any edges with sandpaper for a smooth finish. Your custom wooden coasters are now complete and ready to enjoy!

Wooden colorful coasters