How to Finish Raw Wood Furniture {Without a Sprayer!}

In this post, I’ll show you how to finish raw wood furniture by painting, staining, or using a clear coat finish! If you are familiar with Woodshop Diaries, you know that I provide lots of furniture building tutorials and tips. . But, once everything is assembled, finish can make or break your DIY project. As much as I hate to say it, a proper finish is a pretty important part of the build. . Now, in all honesty, finishing furniture…

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DIY Shelf {With Drawers} Using 2x4s and Plywood

Check out this DIY Shelf {with drawers!} made from basic 2x4s and plywood! I recently shared how to build a large work desk using 2x4s and plywood.  I actually made that desk for my dad’s office space and today,…

DIY Coat Rack With Shelf

Check out how easy it is to build this DIY Coat Rack with Shelf–and faux shiplap! My friend has a hallway to her garage where they hang their coats and trinkets. The wall this was going on was really…

How to Cover Plywood Edges

In this post, I’ll show you how to cover plywood edges quickly and easily without any special tools! This post contains affiliate links. See policies. Plywood is useful in many furniture and cabinet building projects. But the exposed plywood…

DIY X Base Round Coffee Table

In this post, I’ll show you how to build this DIY X base coffee table with a round top that looks like a clock! If you know me very well, you know that I LOVE geometry and basically all…

How to build your own DIY modern sliding door with mid century style frosted glass panes!

How to Build a DIY Modern Sliding Door

In this post, I’m sharing how to build a DIY modern sliding door with frosted glass panels! Much like barn wood walls (remember this one??), DIY sliding doors are so in right now.   . They’ve been in for…

How to Build a Writing Desk

Build your own DIY Writing Desk with this tutorial! Towards the end of last year, I built several different types, sizes, and styles of desks, but I never built one quite like this. RELATED: Check out more DIY Desk…

DIY Keyboard Stand {Or Flip Top Writing Desk!}

In this post, I’ll show you how to build this DIY keyboard stand that would also make a nice flip top desk with pull out drawer! I recently bought my husband a new keyboard because he’s been wanting to…

DIY Pet Keepsake Box or Pet Urn

This DIY pet urn keepsake box project was sponsored by Green Meadow Memorials. See policies. If you have pets, you know they’re family, too. And losing one is never easy. . So when it’s time to let them go,…

DIY Garage Storage Cabinet

Check out this awesome Lazy Susan DIY Garage Storage Cabinet! I’ll show you how easy it is to build in this post! ** I’ve partnered with my friends at Kreg Tool and Build Something to provide you the free…

DIY Wooden Lantern {with Curved Top}

If you’ve got scrap wood, a few basic tools and about an hour, you’ve got everything you need to make this simple DIY wooden lantern with curved top. Oh…and you’ll need this tutorial, of course 😉 I’ve been all…

DIY Wooden Christmas Tree Shelf

In this post, I will show you how to build this adorable DIY Wooden Christmas Tree Shelf! What’s so cool about this design is that, while it’s obviously, super cute to decorate for the holidays, it’s also easy to…