Are you on the hunt for woodworking projects with plans to take your builds to the next level? Or perhaps you’re just looking for some inspiration to strike.
Maybe you’re just getting started and don’t know what to make, and you know you need a plan since drafting your own seems a bit risky for a beginner. Well, look no further.
We have everything from easy to advanced, so no matter your skill level, there’s a project here for you. Look through these and see what catches your eye!
- French Cleat Modular Closet
- Multi-Function Transforming Chair
- Vertical Plant Wall
- Wooden Lamps
- Desk Organizer
- How To Make Mission Furniture Rare Illustrated Book PDF
- Grandfather Clock
- Simple Bookcase
- Tool Chest With Drawers
- Rustic Two Board Table
- Basic Mallet Plan
- Your Own Workbench
- Tambour Cabinet Plans
- Dining Table & Chairs
- Farmhouse End Table
- Farmhouse Trestle Table
- Double Cooler Plans
- Chess Board With Drawer
- Herringbone Picket Fence Planter
- Plant Stand With Arbor
- A Farm Table With Chunky Legs
Time to get into the nitty-gritty and see which of these woodworking DIY projects you gotta make!
French Cleat Modular Closet
This is a simple, functional, practical, AND beautiful closet solution with a free plan to go with it. Hard to beat that. If you or your spouse needs help organizing their closet this is the thing to make.
Multi-Function Transforming Chair
This is a gorgeous multi-function piece of furniture. It’s perfect for small spaces, apartments, or patios. It’ll transform into a table, a loveseat, you can adjust it to be a chair with a table to set your drinks on.
It’s also visually stunning.
It’s worth noting this is probably one of the more complicated projects here, but the plans are well-written and illustrated.
So, is a truly gorgeous nightstand with simple-to-follow plans and a video tutorial showing you how to make it. If you’re looking to spruce up your, or a guest bedroom this is an easy way to do that.
You Might Also Like: 25 Basic Woodworking Tools For Beginners
Vertical Plant Wall
A plant wall like this saves space, looks great, and makes the perfect place for either flowers or a small batch of food crops. This is one of the really great functional woodworking projects we have here.
It’d even work in an apartment, if you have a small patio you can set this up on it.
These are some very unique, yet beginner-friendly lamps that you can make. It’s a simple build with a big payoff. Definitely one of the more basic projects, but it still packs a big punch visually.
These will make the perfect bedside lamp to go on your new nightstand!
Do you have trouble keeping your desk organized? Are things always strewn around making it harder for you to focus?
Build yourself this desk caddy, it’s the perfect companion for your computer desk! Its skill level would be best described as intermediate, so not difficult but not a beginner’s plan.
How To Make Mission Furniture Rare Illustrated Book PDF
Okay, I’ll admit this isn’t a plan in the way we usually think of them. But, how could I resist including this?
This is a gem of a book, teaching you all the classic techniques you need to make your own mission furniture, including plans and instructions on how to make them.
If you want a lot of projects to make, giving yourself some challenging, weeks-long project this is it. You can make a whole room full of furniture with this.
Related: Types Of Wood Finishes
Okay, I know there’s a little more than woodworking that goes into making a clock, but woodworking and clockmaking go hand in hand.
A match made in woodworking heaven. And these woodworking plans will walk you through everything you need to know. So, as far as DIY projects go, I’d give this one a go.
A bookcase is a very useful, very easy-to-build project. As far as beginner projects go, it doesn’t get too much simpler.
It’s pretty enough, versatile for books or knickknacks and the type of wood you use or the color of paint you coat it in can easily turn it into a surprising statement piece if you wanted.
Tool Chest With Drawers
Instead of getting an overpriced tool chest from your local big box tool store, why not make your own instead?
You can add your personal touch and know it’s built how you want it.
Be mindful, if you get these plans, they say it’s a beginner’s plan but I’d say it’s a little closer to intermediate.
Rustic Two Board Table
It doesn’t get much cheaper to make than this, for around $20 you can make this table. It’s a beautiful rustic table with a modern flare, and the plans even teach you how to have a built-in phone charging cable.
A furniture project like this doesn’t get more inexpensive than this, while still being beautiful. You really can’t go wrong.
Basic Mallet Plan
A mallet is a must-have in any garage, whether you decide to go with a rubber one from the tool store or make your own out of wood.
A wooden one is a beautiful alternative and adds a personal touch to your toolkit that you might not otherwise get to enjoy.
Your Own Workbench
These are truly the ultimate plans when it comes to workbenches. They are detailed and helpful and there’s even a video series to watch along with it while you build.
If you are working in a tight space, this is the perfect workbench to build, with ample storage, a built-in dust system, and everything. It’s broken up into bite-sized projects too, so it won’t be too hard to make.
Tambour Cabinet Plans
This is a gorgeous cabinet and these project plans make it very easy to make. It’s hard to go wrong with this mid-century modern look, it’s very popular right now.
Dining Table & Chairs
Whether you’re wanting something for your dining room, or something for a patio this is a beautiful set of wooden furniture you can build.
These plans cover the table, chairs, and a larger chair.
Farmhouse End Table
This is a simple project that you can build with very easy-to-follow instructions that give you a beautiful result.
You don’t need a ton of fancy tools to build this either, so if you are still getting your shop set up this is the perfect simple woodworking project.
Farmhouse Trestle Table
Here’s a farmhouse trestle table to match your end table!
These quality plans are for beginner to intermediate woodworkers and I have to say this is one of the more attractive projects I’ve seen.
Double Cooler Plans
If you love entertaining, this is a must-build, frankly. I’m not sure this is exactly a beginner woodworking project, but it isn’t going to be too difficult.
The plans are very well-made, self-explanatory, and reliable.
Chess Board With Drawer
This is such a delightful plan for the intermediate to advanced woodworker looking for a slightly more challenging project.
It’s fun and would make a great gift for the brainiac in your life too.
Herringbone Picket Fence Planter
This is another inexpensive, but really visually stunning project that you can easily build out of picket fence wood.
If you’re looking for DIY woodwork projects, this is one for you. It’s beautiful and adds a lot of curb appeal to your home.
Plant Stand With Arbor
If you want to talk about a classic design, how can you get more classic than an arbor for your yard? This one just happens to double as a plant stand too.
The plans are great, detailed, and simple to follow and will get you a really nice result if you follow them.
A Farm Table With Chunky Legs
Okay, chunky might not sound like the most appealing word but, these are thick and nicely designed.
You’ll get a beautiful dining room table, that’s very sturdy and durable, and if you follow these step by step plans you are certain to get something you are beyond happy with.
Those are all the woodworking projects with plans we have for today but don’t worry. When I find more plans worth seeing, I’ll keep adding them. I hope you found something that caught your eye, and have your next building projects all lined up!