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If you’ve got some woodworking skills and the necessary equipment, we have an array of simple woodworking projects for you to try whatever time of the year. Take a look at some of our favourite ideas with our range of helpful How To guides.

Be inspired to get creative with our range of fun simple woodworking projects!

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Giant Garden Games

With our new informative How To guide, you’ll learn how to make giant dominoes for all year round fun. Great for the whole family, wooden giant dominoes can be enjoyed both inside and out!

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Garden Dominoes

Build a Bug Hotel

Ideal for kids (under constant adult supervision) and adults alike, this project is an ideal way to kick start your woodworking hobby. What’s more, the creepy crawlies in your garden will benefit from somewhere to live!

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How to Make an Insect Inn

Woodturn a Table Lamp

Learn how to woodturn your very own table lamp with our step-by-step guide. Ideal for the intermediate woodturner, this How To project is perfect if you want to brush up on your turning techniques.

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How to make a lamp

Garden Furniture Makeover

Get summer ready with our simple step-by-step guide. Learn how to restore your chairs, tables and benches back to their former glory in time for the arrival of the warmer weather!

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Make a Pen

Whether you’re a beginner in the world of turning or a seasoned pro, pen turning projects are great to try! Follow our informative How To guide to create a bespoke pen suited to your individual style. What’s more, with a huge selection of pen blanks and pen kits to choose we’re certain you’ll find your perfect match.

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Turned pens

Upcycle Furniture

If you want to transform your walls or an old piece of furniture, watch our simple Polyvine Chalk Paint Maker video. It turns any matt emulsion into a velvety smooth chalk or dead flat finish in any colour you choose! The options are endless. See how quickly and easily you can transform your project in a few easy steps.

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How to turn matt emulsion into chalk paint

Discover more…

Come rain or shine, get inspired with our range of woodworking projects. If you’ve not found something you’d like to try, take a look at some of our other ideas. Whether you prefer to spend time pottering about inside your workshop or want to get out in the garden, our selection of creative woodworking projects will give your most loved spaces a new lease of life. Next, with longer daylight hours and with Spring finally here, it’s time to tackle the ever-growing to-do lists with our Summertime Sort Out!

Get in touch!

If you try out any of our woodworking projects over the Bank holiday break or after, we’d love to hear from you. Comment below or send us a photograph and tell us all about what you’ve been up to. Alternatively, get in touch via our social media platforms. Find us on Facebook, send us a tweet or connect with us on Instagram. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #woodworkingprojects to @AxminsterTools.

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