6 DIY Projects Made From Reclaimed Wood

A collage of pictures of reclaimed wood furniture made from pallets.

Savvy DIY enthusiasts created these 6 DIY projects made from reclaimed wood. Of course, reclaimed wood makes any project unique. So if you have good carpentry skills, you create unique design features like these!


First off, you can start by crafting a bench made from recycled pallets for a first project! They are easy to build.

A reclaimed wood bench in the grass.
Try a simple bench for your first project. | Palletwood Projects
A reclaimed wood bench made out of pallets.
Because stores give them away for free, pallet pine wood is popular! | Recycled Things


You can give boring interior doors a glam makeover by using reclaimed hardwoods. However, you need more advanced skills to take on these jobs!

Three reclaimed wooden doors in a room with wood floors.
Of course, only more advanced carpenters should tackle this big job! | Pinterest
A reclaimed wood sliding barn door in a living room.
On the other hand, sliding barn doors have a great presence in any room. | DIY Network


Make a unique first impression with a reclaimed wood foyer table.

A reclaimed wood console table made out of pallets.
In fact, your friends will want one of these reclaimed barn wood tables, too! | Pinterest


Install shiplap walls for an organic, beautiful way to upcycle old wood.

A living room with a reclaimed wood wall and a tv.
Stain shiplap a dark color for an organic, rich look. | Heritage Salvage
A living room with a reclaimed wood deer head on the wall.
On the other hand, you can paint it white for a cool and casual feeling. | Project Weekley


You’ll love to entertain with your own bar to open up for your friends.

A reclaimed wood bar with two stools in front of it.
Whether you entertain indoors or outside, a reclaimed wood bar is a great addition to your home. | Great Lakes Reclaimed


Add reclaimed wood to your fireplace for visual impact.

A stone fireplace with a reclaimed wooden mantle.
Indeed, every fireplace needs a mantel! | Manomin Resawn Timbers
A living room with reclaimed wood fireplace and chairs.
Or you can surround the fireplace with shiplap for a rustic, cozy vibe. | Fama Creations

In conclusion, I hope these projects gave you some inspiration. As you gain confidence, you can create more elaborate reclaimed wood projects for your home.

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