12 DIY Projects to Make Using Reclaimed Wood


Wondering how to make stuff with things that can be repurposed like old barn wood?  Here are 12 reclaimed wood projects like shelving, coffee table, light fixture, wall art and even how to make a bed!  You’re going to be blown away with these wood project ideas using reclaimed wood.  {squeal} 

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We’ve taken away all the guess work on reclaimed wood projects with these incredible tutorials. For even more ways to repurpose Tip Junkie’s Creative Community has over 2,000 DIY Decorating ideas.  You can always search there if you’’re looking for more tutorials with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

Reclaimed Wood Projects

DIY Barn Wood Planter Box

1.  DIY Barn Wood Planter Box ~ This Barn Wood Planter Box a super chic way to decorate your home with plants! A relatively easy project to tackle thanks to this great tutorial. Perfect to display in your kitchen, office or really any room of your home!

Barn Wood Shelf & Coat Rack

2.  Barn Wood Shelf & Coat Rack ~ This gorgeous barn-wood shelf is the perfect chic addition for your home! It will be a great focal point while at the same time organizing some of those items that tend to just lay around. This is a such a fun piece that you can personalize with whatever hooks you want, and some fun decor on the shelf. 

Barn Wood Shelves

3.  Barn Wood Shelves ~ Home depot unfinished bracket arms were painted a distressed white and barn wood was used for the shelf.  The dark wood with the white wood is perfection!

Wood Project Ideas

DIY Kitchen Fixture

4.  DIY Kitchen Fixture ~ Follow this tutorial to turn an old light fixture, barn wood, and mason jars into a beautiful and unique light fixture!

DIY "Love" Headboard

5.  DIY “Love” Headboard ~ What’s not to love about this headboard?  It’s made from reclaimed wood and is hung on the wall instead of the bed frame.

Rustic Barnwood Twin Bed {free template}

6.  Rustic Barnwood Twin Bed {free template} ~ A rustic headboard, footboard and frame with pictured instructions on how to make a barnwood bed.

Barn Wood Coffee Table

7.  Barn Wood Coffee Table ~ Rustic wood furniture is a hot trend right now.  Make your own coffee table using old barn wood.

Barn Wood Wall

8.  Barn Wood Wall ~ Make an inexpensive backsplash for your kitchen or accent wall using reclaimed barn wood.

 Reclaimed Barn Wood 

DIY Barn Wood Jewelry Holder

9.  DIY Barn Wood Jewelry Holder ~ This is such a pretty way to display all of your jewelry and really make it a focal point! Barn wood is such a fun and creative way to bring some rustic beauty into your home. You can fancy it up with some dainty knobs and besides, who doesn’t’ love a little gold paint?!

Barn Wood Scrap Art

10.  Barn Wood Scrap Art ~ The faded chippy paint gives character to this scrap art.  You can hand paint or stencil a design on the wood. 

Reclaimed Barnwood Arrow Tutorial

11.  Reclaimed Barnwood Arrow Tutorial ~ Use reclaimed barnwood to make this extra large rustic wood arrow for your home today. Add lights to it for a marquee.

United States Barn Wood Map

12.  United States Barn Wood Map ~ Using a light projector you can cut reclaimed wood into any shape.  I love the wood still has the chipped paint, which gives it a rustic look.



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