You'll be surprised at what you can make with plywood! These 25 plywood projects use scrap plywood or full sheets in creative, unique ways!
Plywood is so versatile! You can cut it into squares, circles or any shape you can imagine! Even the scraps can be used to make amazing plywood projects. All you need is a little creativity!
If you find yourself paralyzed with indecision when you step into the plywood aisle of the home improvement store, check out my beginner's guide to plywood! It gives you all the information you need to buy the perfect sheet for your project.
One drawback to plywood projects is that pesky raw edge. No one wants to see all those ugly layers of wood peeking out. Here are three easy ways to finish plywood edges so it looks like solid wood!
Ready for some inspiration? Let's get building!
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Plywood makes a great blank canvas for a creative barn door! This one is covered in wood shims for an amazing textured effect.
Keep shoes, hats and scarves by the front door with this entryway bench with room for two baskets! Get the plans for this project in my free woodworking plans library!
This little bookshelf is perfect for a kid's bedroom, and is made entirely out of plywood!
This desk is perfect for storing Lego pieces or craft supplies in a compact space! Build as many bin towers as you need to expand your workspace.
Want to mount those storage bins on the wall instead? These plans allow you to hang up to four bins vertically on a French cleat!
Thin ¼" plywood scraps were filling up my lumber rack, so I created this 3D wall art as the finishing touch on my half bath remodel!
Karate belts are difficult to earn, and should be displayed proudly! This easy to make karate belt display uses thin strips of plywood to create slats for each belt in the progression.
My son is a competitive rock climber, and he's always looking for fun new holds for his home climbing wall. I glued up a stack of thin strips of plywood, then used an angle grinder to create texture for this long wooden climbing hold!
Get your kitchen organized with custom drawer organizers made of plywood!
Those awkward, small scraps of plywood are perfect for shelving between the studs of a garage or basement!
Utilize empty space behind the wall to create a built-in entertainment center with plywood shelves!
This narrow space next to the fridge was a magnet for clutter. But this custom built pantry cabinet puts the awkward spot to good use!
This entryway mirror is perfect by the front door! You can check your hair, grab your keys and some change, and go!
Plywood makes a great desk! This one is dressed up with a thin aluminum band with matching legs.
Cut a few scraps of ¼" plywood into small squares, then use a wood burning tool and watercolors to create fun designs! These wooden coasters are a great gift idea too!
Cull down your scrap wood pile by building this rolling lumber cart with all those random pieces! It features two bins for narrow pieces, and a longer section for laying plywood horizontally.
Almost all my workshop furniture is built with plywood! It's a great way to create a lot of storage, while also preventing everything from getting covered in sawdust!
All you need is half a sheet of plywood and some 2x4 lumber to make your own cornhole boards!
This Christmas tree yard decoration brightens up the garden both day and night throughout the holiday season!
Blast off with this rocket bookshelf, made with a single sheet of plywood! The small shelves are perfect for displaying toys and books in the playroom.
Keep your circular saw blade straight and the cord contained with this simple circular saw storage rack made from scrap plywood!
Get your sandpaper organized! Never grab the wrong grit again when they're all in their own slot of this sander and sandpaper storage box!
This paper roll dispenser lives at the end of my workbench, so I can just pull a sheet onto the work surface when I'm painting or staining a project!
Hide umbrellas and packages by the front door with this outdoor storage bench!
Get a perfectly straight cut every time with this circular saw jig!
Which of these plywood project ideas are you going to make first? I'd love to hear from you down in the comments below!
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Thursday 17th of October 2019
What a fabulous collection of plywood projects. This could keep me busy for a couple of years!