DIY Furniture Projects

Breathe new life into a chair, sofa, or dresser with one of our easy DIY furniture projects. We'll teach you how to paint, reupholster, and repurpose any piece of furniture you have in your home, plus we'll teach you how to build new pieces from scratch.

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How to Turn a Dresser Into a Custom Dollhouse
It's an upcycling project that's perfect for you and the kids.
How to Fix a Table or Chairs with Wobbly Legs
We asked a skilled woodworker for her best solutions.
How to Fix a Drawer That Keeps Sticking
It's likely that you have the remedy stored on a shelf in your home right now.
How to Repair, Paint, and Restore Wicker Furniture
From priming to topcoat techniques, here's what a professional restorer says to do.
Woven Headboard
Wake up your bedroom with a head-turning headboard. To make this one, fill in a plain frame (store-bought orbuilt from artists' stretcher bars) witha basic yet bold tabby weave.
The Craft Trends We're Inspired to Try in 2021
From homemade candles to paint-by-number kits and more, here's what projects our experts say will dominate the DIY world in the new year.
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See How We Gave This Secretary Desk a Modern Makeover
Chartreuse paint and striped wallpaper on the interior gives this furniture a fresh look.
Upholstered Banquette

Create your very own built-in bench, which looks lovely in a breakfast or reading nook.