Give your home that rustic farmhouse look with these twenty easy reclaimed wood projects! All you'll need is a hand saw and a drill!
Recently I shared my favorite sources for reclaimed wood and you all ran out and found some, right? Now that you have it, I rounded up a fantastic list of ten easy reclaimed wood projects to use it. They are guaranteed to give your home that rustic charm you're looking for.
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Give a bookcase a farmhouse look by adding reclaimed wood fence pickets to the back. All you have to do is cut off the bottoms of the pickets to align with the height of your bookcase and you have a great farmhouse style bookcase!
Making this DIY headboard from reclaimed wood was a bit like putting together a puzzle. Boards were attached to a plywood back then painted to give all the boards a more cohesive look. This reclaimed wood headboard is definitely the focal point of this master bedroom.
Turn your current dining table into a farmhouse table using reclaimed wood! Adding a whitewashed stain to the reclaimed boards on the top gave this dining table a great farmhouse look without having to spend lots of money!
This DIY wood-framed floor mirror was made for a fraction of the cost of the retail version! Pick up a mirror from Goodwill or another resale shop and turn it into a beauty like this with reclaimed wood you can probably get for free!
Using reclaimed wood for shelving is the perfect way to add shelving to your home! Running the boards through a planer will remove all the dirt and grime that has built up over the years if they were outside. The character of the wood will still be there and you can stain them and put them up. They are the perfect addition to this coffee bar!
Add instant farmhouse style to your kitchen when you use reclaimed from fence boards as a backsplash. Spraying the boards with an aerosol primer will help give them a more unified look and then just attach them to the wall using finishing nails. You don't even have to fill in the nail holes because it adds to the charm.
This farmhouse bench is made using reclaimed 100+ year old barn wood. Wood screws and dowels were used to put this bench together. The screws help with stability and the dowels keep with the character of the wood and how this bench would have been made 100+ years ago.
Signs are one of the most popular ways to use reclaimed wood. This sign is made from reclaimed old barn wood that had been used as paneling. Never throw away old wood, because you will always be able to find a good use for it!
No more boring ceiling! Add reclaimed wood to your ceiling to really add a farmhouse look to your room. Be sure to paint the bottoms of joists black so that they won't show through any gaps you have with your new reclaimed wood ceiling.
This easy DIY picture frame is made from reclaimed wood antique doors. I love that you can add more than one photo and change them out whenever you want. The character of the wood gives a great vintage farmhouse vibe.
Which of these easy reclaimed wood projects are your favorites?
I definitely need to get to work on some of these amazing project ideas. The tall raised garden bed would certainly be a back-saver for me in the garden next summer.
We could really use that key hook by the front door. I'm thinking our back fence is in need of replacement soon, and I know exactly what I'm going to do with all that beautifully aged wood!