5 Easy Small Wood Projects in 30 Minutes or Less!

These 5 easy small wood projects use little time and basic tools! They make great woodworking projects for kids or handmade gifts for anyone on your list!Collage of 5 small wood projects with text overlay

Whenever I ask my readers the question “What is your biggest struggle with DIY?”, do you know what the most common answer is?

It is “not having enough  time

A close second is also “Not finding a project easy enough for me

This is why I put together this collection of 5 projects that are quick and easy to make! All of these can be built in under 30 minutes each.

Let's Build - 5 easy small wood projects pages

So, if you want to get creative and productive during naptime, or a make a quick project over the weekend, these are projects for you!

And guess what, you need very basic tools to build these! Some of these can even be built with no power tools at all!

It gets even better –  you can pretty much use all scrap wood to build these. If you don’t have scrap wood and end up having to buy lumber and supplies, you can still make these for under $10 each!

Easy Small Wood Project Plans

With these plans, you will be able to make –

  • A jewelry holder
  • A phone and photo holder
  • A  bottle opener
  • A pencil holder
  • A laptop stand

These projects are simple to personalize to fit your style. All you need to do is decide on a color scheme or look and go for it.

You can choose to paint your projects or stain them! Did I say they make great handmade gifts too!

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Anika's goal is to inspire and empower beginners with woodworking, DIY, home improvement, and home decor ideas.
She wants everyone to unlock their creative potential and experience the feeling that comes with making something. Nothing feels better better than seeing something and saying "I can make that!"

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  1. Great projects! I’m inspired to keep woodworking even though my garage is about to get really really cold!

  2. This is awesome! Thanks for sharing on To Grandma’s House We Go!

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