Have you ever wanted to do some incredible woodworking project? Maybe you have seen a fantastic piece of furniture that you couldn’t afford and wondered if you could make it yourself. Well, let us tell you that everything is possible if you have some required tools and a will.

‘’Woodworking matters. It’s more than a pastime or hobby—being a woodworker means that you know the satisfaction and pride that comes from using your hands and mind to build beautiful, functional objects and that you’re as interested in the process as the outcome. Amid the speed and chaos of the modern world, woodworking gives us a place where we can slow down, pay attention, and take the time to do things right.’’  according to Aimé Ontario Fraser, author of the ‘’Your First Workshop: A Practical Guide to What You Really Need’’.

In this article, we will show you ten easy woodworking projects that anyone can do! It is less complicated than you might think and it will help you create some excellent wood pieces. So, grab some nails, pick up your hammer and let’s get down to business.

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1. Wood Wagon

The wood wagon is the best present you can give to your child. It is nearly impossible to wear it out and doesn’t run on the batteries. We all used it when we were kids and loved it. Every child will cherish this handmade present that was built with love.

Kids in a wood wagon

For this project, you will need corrosion resistant screws, circular saw, drill, pliers, scale, and NT cutter.

Fist you need to make the wagon box parts and attach them with the wood glue.

Then create the battens, back, and side rails. Add a running gear to it and attach the wheels and handle.

2. Backyard Lounger

This project will take you a couple of hours. You will need two 1 x 10 x 10 inches boards of cedar, cordless drill, 48 1 ½ inches exterior grade wood, bar clamps, rafter square and circular saw. First, you need to cut out the parts, build the subassemblies, so that you could create this fantastic chair.

Trim off the back outer corners of the armrests to finish it.

3. Chess and Checkerboard

One of the most challenging games can be created just in a few steps. It is a simple task that will take you only a few hours. The tools you are going to use: framing square, orbital sander, wood glue, bar clamps, dark and light wood, and table saw.

Cut eight strips of wood, make sure that it is 4 of each wood color. The next step is to attach them with the glue. When it is dried, again cut out the strips, but this time do it vertically. Glue them, sand the board, and add a border.

Wooden chess board

4. Toolbox

It is an excellent option for those who don’t know where to keep their tools. The tools required for this project: wood glue, stainless-steel wood screws, pocket screws, a sheet of plywood, router table, countersink drill bit, pocket-hole jig, cordless drill, jigsaw, miter saw and table saw. Just cut off the parts to size, and glue the joints before you use screws.

The final step is the handle for which you will need to laminate two pieces of plywood.

5. Workbench

Making a workbench

This task might look a little bit difficult, but it is not impossible even for the beginners. Every woodwork project begins with the cutting the pieces of wood. Examine each side of the parts and if there is a bump in the area where they overlap use a block plane to remove it.

For the rest of the project you will need wood glue, rafter square, cauls, router, cabinet-scraper, stop block, sandpaper, miter saw, table saw.

6. Wood Box

It is a simple project that everyone can do. The tools you are going to need for this task: wood glue, table saw, miter gauge, dado stack, router, chisel, 24 inches clamps. It may take you some time, but it is crucial to be very precise when you are making one.

As for the materials, it is best to use: two box end pieces, two side pieces, one box bottom, jig fence and jig key solid wood.

7. Sawhorses

One pair of sawhorses is something that every workshop needs. You can use it as support for painting a door, holding the lumber or just put the plywood on it and it will become a table. It will take only a few hours to build this, but it will last for years.

The required tools: miter saw, screws, nails, measuring tape, drill, and a pencil. The best thing is that you can always replace the top if it gets damaged or cut-up.


8. Wooden Sofa Sleeve

This woodworking project is fascinating and easy to build. The important thing is to customize the size of the wood for your chair or sofa. The tools you will need for the job: power drill, pencil, tape measure, hole saw in diameter of your choice, and clamps.

Determine the size of the top piece of wood, the side pieces of your sofa sleeve and plywood piece.

Wooden table

9. Table

Making a table for your home is interesting and can be a lot of fun. You will need some time to finish this job, but it’s worth it.

As for the tools for this task, use four lumbers, one cabinet-grade plywood, hardwood stock for edging, wood glue, wood screws, wood plugs, and nails.

10. Wood Plank Wine Rack

A perfect place to put your favorite wine. It is a simple job, and it doesn’t take much time. The first step is to cut the plank and mark the holes so you can drill them precisely.

After that, smooth rough edges and paint the shelf.


In this article, you will find tasks that are easy to complete and looks incredible. We hope that it will help you to find and build your next woodworking project.