Need new furniture for your home? Instead of buying expensive furniture from the market, consider making your own!
Making your own furniture is not only fun but also cost effective. What’s more you are the one who decides about the design, the size and the color so you can be sure that it will fit your space and your needs.
For people on limited budgets, or for those who enjoy making things with their own hands, we have compiled a list of 15 unique pieces of furniture that are simple and efficient, but also functional and impressive.
1. Pallet Kitchen Island
Maximize any kitchen space—cramped or capacious—by building a custom kitchen island to fit all of your needs.
DIY instructions: Six Seeds
2. Shelf Ledge
Make a simple shelf ledge from two pieces of wood, and some screws.
DIY instructions: DIY in PDX
3. Hanging Table
The hanging table is not only cool looking but an awesome space saver!
DIY instructions: Angela Marie Made
4. Rolling Bookshelf
The beautiful open design allows the piece to complement any space without overpowering it.
DIY instructions: Craftsman Drive
5. Hairpin Leg Entryway Table
Create a DIY hairpin leg entryway table that is perfect for small spaces. This table is inviting with a modern and minimalistic style.
DIY instructions: The Casual Craftlete
6. Blanket Ladder
Create a simple, coastal-inspired blanket ladder with driftwood pieces and copper clamps.
DIY instructions: Sustain My Craft Habit
7. Rustic X Coffee Table
This large, sturdy table is sure to be a conversation starter and will get compliments left and right.
DIY instructions: Ana White
8. Storage Bench
This bench is perfect if you want to store some things. It gives you a place to not only sit and relax but to stay organized as well.
DIY instructions: Sand and Sisal
9. Crates Storage
Make a storage unit using crates. Perfect for books or toys!
DIY instructions: Ohoh Blog
10. Bathroom Storage Cabinet
Don’t let clutter take over your bathroom! Build bathroom storage cabinet to store all of your bathroom goodies. Add a mirror to the front to add a little extra function.
DIY instructions: Shanty 2 Chic
11. Picnic Table
Build a beautiful table for your backyard, patio, or any other place around your home where you need seating.
DIY instructions: Instructables
12. Rustic End Table
Build a rustic end table from the sliced portion of a tree trunk and a trio of hairpin legs.
DIY instructions: eHow
13. Modern Wooden Wardrobe
Out of closet space? Make this modern wooden wardrobe.
DIY instructions: A Beautiful Mess
14. Modern Floating Nightstand
This gorgeous floating nightstand is made out of a single 1x8x8 board! I love the detail on the sides.
DIY instructions: My Love 2 Create
15. Plywood Media Console
This project can be made in a few hours out of $40 of furniture grade plywood.
DIY instructions: HomeMade Modern