If you have recently developed an interest in woodworking, then you probably are interested in finding a number of simple woodworking projects. With that in mind, we have a number of fun and easy-to-complete projects that are perfect for any beginner. Be sure to bookmark this page so you can come back to our list of project ideas as you work on each one.

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Wooden Chopping Board and Serving Tray

No kitchen is complete without a chopping board, so why not make your own? You just might be surprised at how simple this woodworking project is, and you’re sure to be proud of your results. Follow these easy directions to create a wooden chopping board and serving tray that will be a beautiful addition to your home.

Shoe Storage Booster Stool

If you’re like us, then you probably have a jumble of different shoes by your door at any given point in time — especially during the winter season. All those boots, shoes, and slippers can make quite a mess, which is why most people try to find some sort of shoe storage to place by the door. With these fairly easy instructions, you can make a shoe storage system in about an hour. If you’re already short on floor space, then try this simple wall-mounted shoe organizer.

Address Number Wall Planter

If you are tired of the standard metal address numbers that were placed on your home when it was built, then it might be time for a change. In fact, this woodworking project is so easy to do, that you may wonder why you didn’t think of it sooner! Whether you choose to plant succulents or another type of plant, you’re sure to love the addition of your DIY address number wall planter.

Magazine Storage Containers

Many people just starting out in woodworking will begin to collect magazines that hold tips, project ideas, and other helpful resources. If your collection of woodworking magazines is getting a little out of hand, then these wood storage containers could be the perfect solution. Get rid of your messy stack of magazines and enjoy the beauty of well-crafted storage bins and organized magazines.

Sleek Coat Rack

For a twist on design and organization, try making this vertical, sleek coat rack system. In fact, this is such an easy project, that you might be inspired to make some for gifts! Simply select the type of board you want, cut the length to fit your space, paint, and attach the hardware you like.

Spice Rack

There are so many wonderful ways to organize your herbs and spices. From test-tube racks to drawer organizers and more, we couldn’t choose just one project. With that in mind, we’re offering a list of different woodworking projects to choose from so that you can create the spice rack that best suits your space and style. Have fun!

At The DIY Joint in NYC, we love sharing simple woodworking project ideas to inspire you to try new things and improve your skill level. In fact, we offer a wide array of DIY woodworking courses so that you can get the assistance you need to gain confidence in your woodworking abilities. Contact us today to learn about the woodworking courses we offer in NYC.