Love the look of reclaimed wood? If you've looked at any of the photos of the rustic Asheville homes we’ve built, you know we do too. We love the history and richness of reclaimed wood and try to incorporate it into as many projects as our clients will allow us. If you’re feeling crafty this Christmas, we have 3 DIY projects your friends and family will love receiving as gifts. If you don’t consider yourself handy, visit your local Lowe’s or Home Depot and they can help you get the supplies you need. Nothing beats a handmade gift from the heart that will be treasured for years to come.
Pallet Wine Rack
Pallet wood is easy to find and can be easily repurposed into lots of interesting items for the home. It seems like a no-brainer, but always make sure the wood is untreated and in good condition.
You’ll need pallet wood, sandpaper, a drill, hammer and nails.
(find full building instructions on lifehack)
Turn wall space into display and storage space with floating shelves. These are budget-friendly and don’t require a contractor’s license to make!
You’ll need a miter saw, wood glue, brad nailer, level, 1x2 and 2x3 boards, plywood and wood screws.
(find full building instructions on Not Just a Housewife)
If you look at Pottery Barn, West Elm, Wayfair or any other home décor website and you’ll find picture frames that are made from upcycled wood for sale for big bucks.
You’ll need reclaimed wood, a miter saw, carpenter square, flat corner braces, a screw driver and photo hanging hardware.
(find full building instructions on Designer Trapped in a Lawyer)