Small simple woodworking projects for home

Simple tools and entrepreneurial spirit are the only requirements for a very skilled carpenter Encore any number of small carpentry projects, as detailed in this article. The cut will be easier with a saw machine, but you can use a manual for most of these jobs.

A framework aviary

If you plan to build an aviary for decorative purposes or not, it is likely that birds find their way to the house. The size of the hole you make for entry, determine which species to find it more desirable. For example a hole 1 inch (2.54 cm) will attract wrens, however January 1 and 1/8 inch (2.86 cm) seduce them chickadees and January 1 and 3/8 inch ( 3.4 cm) can be used for climbing. To make your birdhouse, cut two triangles of the same size with a base of eight inches (20 cm) to the front and the back beam with a hole in the back for hanging on the front and one for an entry. For the base, cut a rectangle of 8.25 inches (20.6 cm) by 5 inches (12.5 cm) with beveled edges at 60 degrees. Sectioned two panels ceiling of 8.75 inches (20.9 cm) by 6 inches (15 cm) with points inclined to meet the peak. Use glue and finishing nails to assemble.

Cutting boards and serving

Choose a piece of wood attractive and efficient is the first step for any table or cutting to serve. The soft wood such as pine is a good choice for first, while hard as walnut, teak or maple are good for a cutting board. Use a saw to sever a simple square, circle or design a form with a handle at the end. After cutting, sanding the surface and edges and ends with an oiled to leave the natural color of the wood shining. The table can be flat on the table or you can screw it down to place the legs.


The scrap wood and creative imagination are all you need to design simple and beautiful pine or Douglas fir chandeliers. For example, a series of square blocks of wood to hold candles of different heights can be placed directly on the table or can be placed artistically on the basis of this material. A good sanding and improve oil finish wood grain or you can paint the candlesticks with vivid and vibrant colors for a more casual look.

Garden bench with two tables

Using a rough cut of redwood or cedar two inches (5 cm) and only three saw cuts, a homeowner can make a strong outer bank shortly. The first is due to 50 inches (125 cm) long in a wood of 2 by 4 inches (5 to 10 cm) to the center leg brace, number two produced two sections of 13 inches (32.5 cm) of wood leg straps on each side, which are connected by these and the third is made into a table for the top of 14 to 16 inches (35 to 40 cm) wide. Nail and cut the pieces together are simple and easy to do. A good sanding minimizes chips.