One-Board Woodworking Projects

Wondering what can you make with a single plank of wood? Fabulously functional household projects!

We present you 12 varied one-board woodworking projects for the home, including stylish bathroom storage ladder, end table, a beautiful chair, floating wine bottle holder and more. So, go ahead—grab a board of wood and see how easy it is to create something extraordinarily unique and custom with your own hands.

1. Wooden Chair

Wooden Chair

One board + three cuts = whole chair. (Tutorial via ManMade DIY)

2. DIY Bottle Opener

Bottle Opener

This bottle opener with cap catcher is a great gift or a fun project for your own home. It will look great at any summer party or even as a Man Cave decoration. (Tutorial via Shanty 2 Chic)

3. Planter Box

Planter Box

Make this simple tapered flower box out of a single 1×8 board. It only requires straight cuts, and simple assembly. (Tutorial via The Kim Six Fix)

4. DIY Folding Lap Desk

Folding Lap Desk

Build a folding breakfast tray or lap desk out of a single piece of lumber. (Tutorial via Jen Wood House)

5. DIY Birdhouse


A DIY birdhouse doesn’t get any easier than this! Learn how to build a nest box from single pine board. (Tutorial via Birds & Blooms)

6. Coat Rack

Coat Rack

Organize your entryway, hallway or living room with this stylish coat rack. An easy and fun project for someone just learning their hand tools. (Tutorial via Bob Vila)

7. Floating Corner Shelf

Floating Corner Shelf

Turn any corner into elegant and useful storage and display space with the floating corner shelf. Perfect for displaying photo frames and other personal decorative touches. (Tutorial via Merrypad)

8. Bathroom Storage Ladder

Bathroom Storage Ladder

Create your own DIY storage ladder using only one 8 foot 1×8 board. It’s a great way to add extra storage and charm in a small space! (Tutorial via Smart Girls DIY)

9. Cute Plant Stand

Cute Plant Stand

Build this simple wood plant stand with clean design that can blend well in any decor. (Tutorial via Decor Adventures)

10. Floating Wine Bottle Holder

Floating Wine Bottle Holder

Showcase your favorite bottle as if it were floating on air. Great for your kitchen or dining room! (Tutorial via Instructables)

11. Bathtub Caddy

Bathtub Caddy

Make this rustic bath caddy from a single board of reclaimed wood and bring a true spa feeling to your bathroom. (Tutorial via

12. Modern 3 Leg End Table

Modern 3 Leg End Table

And yes, this stylish end table is made out of one board, too! Perfect piece to add some contrast into your home. (Tutorial via Pneumatic Addict)

We hope you’ve enjoyed our collection of 12 one-board woodworking projects! Now get off your computer and start one!

One-Board Woodworking Projects

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