Looking for easy plywood woodworking projects to make for yourself or to sell? Here are a ton of DIY plywood project ideas!
Plywood DIY projects make up a majority of the woodworking projects that we have shared on our site. DIY plywood furniture is popular to make – and looks great in your home!
We love working with plywood because it comes in a big sheet that you can cut down exactly how you want it. This allows you to make really custom pieces.
Plus, it’s almost always cheaper to get one large sheet of plywood versus a bunch of separate boards!
You can get plywood in almost any wood type, and it’s easy to stain to match your home and decor style.
Plywood comes in a variety of veneers including hardwood veneers that are way less expensive than buying a solid board of that wood type.
Be sure to check out our guide on how to get the best plywood for your money!
Scrap Plywood projects
If you are specifically looking for scrap plywood woodworking projects, check out these small plywood projects:
- Scrap wood wreath
- Propagation jar plant stand
- Wall hanging sign
- Tool box
- Wooden toys
- Kitchen drawer dividers
Looking for plywood projects that sell for a good profit? Check out our full list of the best woodworking projects to make and sell!
The best plywood woodworking projects
The best plywood woodworking projects
Here are a ton of DIY woodworking projects that you can make with plywood!
This ladder-style bookshelf is a great way to add vertical storage to any space.
Take your dartboard cabinet to the next level with this wooden cabinet.
We made this as a cat bed, but it would also work for dogs and could be scaled larger, too!
Strips of plywood paired with hoops cut from the same plywood make for this chic modern take on a tree skirt.
Floating shelves are expensive to buy. You can make them 100% from scratch - no brackets needed - for a fraction of the cost!
This box folds down from the wall and could work as a desk or vanity in a small space.
Get organized with simple plywood kitchen drawer dividers.
Got plants? This rolling plywood plant stand is a great way to display your collection.
Arches are a hot trend and using plywood makes it possible to add arches to these side tables.
This was a HUGE project but we built a full built in 10 drawer dresser with cubbies over top all out of plywood.
Want to add simple shelves to a closet? Plywood makes it easy to make them exactly the right size.
This wooden treehouse dollhouse was a lot of intricate work but a big hit with the kids.
Want to add a mudroom to your home? Here's how to build one - out of plywood!
These angled organizers hold your spice jars just right to make is super easy to see what's in your drawer.
We use this table under our TV to hide all of the cords and boxes. The tile top makes it super durable!
This buffet table was a large build, plywood made it possible to make it the exact right size to fit our nook.
With all of this woodworking, you'll need a workbench. We love having a plywood top because as it gets beat up, we can always easily replace it with a fresh piece!
Got a scroll saw? Use plywood to make your own rolling stand!
If you do a lot of DIY like we do, you might have quite the spray paint collection. This plywood rack is perfect for storing it!
This wooden crib was made entirely from plywood!
We actually cut plywood into pieces and pieced it back together to make this geometric tabletop for our laundry room!
This simple wooden desk has a slim drawer and is great for small spaces.
Got a shoe problem? A shoe shelf next to the door will help get you organized.
Got a lot of paint or stain cans? Organize them with this plywood desk.
This was a BIG build, but it's a great toy storage shelf, paired with simple bins.
This kid's art table holds a roll of paper and is made entirely - including the 2 removable caddies - from plywood and dowel.
This is one of our most popular plans ever - a front facing bookshelf for books or magazines!
Our pikler triangle plan is made from lumber and dowels but this ramp - and the climbing "rocks" on it - are all cut from plywood!
got kids? these wooden toys are fun to cut out of plywood with a scroll saw!
The sides of this arch are possible thanks to the ease of cutting custom shapes from plywood.
We used plywood to make this boox Christmas tree stand.
Plywood made it easy to cut out this christmas tree shaped shelf.
We designed this u-shaped desk to fit our bedroom nook perfectly and it's got a plywood top that lifts up to reveal storage!
You can use scrap wood of any kind to make this wood wreath
These planters double as wall art and hold test tubes for plant propagation
This toolbox is super easy to make from plywood and a dowel
We used plywood to build this rack to store clamps.
Cool way to "frame" plywood and paint a piece of art!
Get organized under the bed with this rolling storage bin
You can use strips of plywood to make this desk organizer.
This mid century modern crib was made from plywood!
Having a baby? You can use plywood to make a custom changing table topper for any dresser.
You can always cut a piece of plywood to make a decorative wall sign
This ring toss game was made from plywood and dowels.
Use plywood to build this furniture-style little box!
Like propagating plants? This is a great way to display propagation jars.
Use plywood to create oversized "pegboard" style shelving
This desk has a plywood base and a modern concrete top.
A super simple cat litter box made from plywood.
This belt rack is made from plywood and dowel!
Keep it simple with a piece of plywood art - painting the grain is as easy as color by numbers and a beautiful effect!
What are your favorite projects with plywood?
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