10 AMAZING Scrap Wood Project Ideas | Beginner Woodworking Projects

10 AMAZING Scrap Wood Project Ideas | Beginner Woodworking Projects

Check out these 10 (plus 4 bonus) amazing scrap wood project ideas. If you are like me you have a lot of scrap wood that piles up over time. You don’t like throwing away good wood so we have to find a way to use it. You can make these scrap wood projects to sell or use these scrap wood projects as gifts. These are great scrap wood decor ideas as well. You can make everything from a scrap wood shelf, to scrap wood wall decor, and even scrap wood beverage holder. There is even a scrap wood shop project included. Check it out! Amazon and other affiliate links are used in this description and they help support this channel.

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0:00 Intro
1:00 1st Scrap Wood Project Chevrons
1:17 2nd Scrap Wood Project Lazy Suzan
1:33 3rd Scrap Wood Project Mallets
2:16 4th Scrap Wood Project Totes
3:12 5th Scrap Wood Project Shelf
3:47 6th Scrap Wood Project Wood Dice
4:19 7th Scrap Wood Project Push Sticks
5:26 8th Scrap Wood Project Dog Paw Blocks
6:40 9th Scrap Wood Project Scrabble Tiles
7:27 10th Scrap Wood Project Paper Towel Holder
7:53 Bonus Scrap Woodworking Projects
8:40 Project Ideas for Scrap Exotic Wood
9:26 Outro

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  1. MacKenzie LumberMill on April 4, 2022 at 6:36 pm

    Thanks I will be making some of these scrap wood projects xoxo Sandy

  2. Denver Homestead on April 4, 2022 at 6:38 pm

    Great ideas and video. Your content is always inspiring and helpful! Thanks for the tips always helpful

  3. Maria Dryna on April 4, 2022 at 6:39 pm

    I wanted to like this video several times over. New Subscriber.

  4. Jef w/1 f on April 4, 2022 at 6:39 pm

    Bro!!! I am dying!!🤣🤣 4:39

  5. hope buckley on April 4, 2022 at 6:40 pm

    Where is the shelf that hangs in bathroom video????

  6. Micah Davidson on April 4, 2022 at 6:41 pm

    That last one ain’t no charcuterie board! If you were raised in the South, you know that is a parents’ corrective action apparatus

  7. Barry on April 4, 2022 at 6:42 pm

    Just say it is B-E-A-utiful!

  8. David Rodes on April 4, 2022 at 6:46 pm

    Dog guy…… that got my subscription

  9. lol ##hashtag on April 4, 2022 at 6:46 pm

    What’s the first project you showed used for???

  10. Johan Booysen on April 4, 2022 at 6:48 pm

    Love the message at your front door!

  11. Susan Lock on April 4, 2022 at 6:48 pm

    I saw a you tube video where they sold their charcuterie boards for $200 each!

  12. W Sapp on April 4, 2022 at 6:52 pm

    Started watching your channel about two weeks ago. Your gold! I’m just starting out in woodworking. I appreciate your pleasant demeanor and value on family. Keep up the good work pal!

  13. Post Scarcity NOW on April 4, 2022 at 6:52 pm

    Just a bit of feedback… in the first minute of the video you basically said "we all have scrap wood, here’s how it can go to use instead of waste" four different times in four different ways. I’m glad I kept watching because these are great projects but a lot of people click away when the video takes a while to get to the meat of it.

  14. marisela aburt on April 4, 2022 at 6:54 pm

    Again with the cricut pronunciation!! I love it

  15. trish gage on April 4, 2022 at 6:57 pm

    You were right the first time…Cricut is pronounced "cricket".

  16. Jeffery Nichols on April 4, 2022 at 6:57 pm

    "….. a six pack of…………………………..??soda??" HAHA I love it

  17. Aaron Chval on April 4, 2022 at 6:59 pm

    May I just say that if aftershave burns your face off you shouldn’t be using it? Get yourself some shave lotion and a sharp razor. You won’t need the aftershave anymore if you’re moisturizing your skin during the process.

  18. Neal Thomson on April 4, 2022 at 7:01 pm

    Back in the day, here in south africa as well as in any of the other british colonies.
    There was a law that government building furniture had to be made from split wood, not cut. This made the furniture exceptionally strong and durable .

    I have recently got hold of a whole lot of dark wood cupboard doors that i am going to have to sit and think out the box for because i just could not bring it over my heart to burn or to chuck this wood.



  19. Hector Espinoza on April 4, 2022 at 7:01 pm

    Thanks man I needed inspiration.

  20. ZPW49 on April 4, 2022 at 7:02 pm

    Rip Chris Farley 🙏

  21. Randy George on April 4, 2022 at 7:02 pm

    You could put it in air it fits it ships to me and I will pay shipping lol

  22. Keth F on April 4, 2022 at 7:04 pm

    My Dad called that last one a paddle

  23. Gregg Hernandez on April 4, 2022 at 7:05 pm

    Great video. I loved your comment about your aftershave: "It will burn your face off, but I love it." Heck, by the sounds of it, I can pick this stuff up and forego my coffee to wake me up in the morning.

  24. Bill Waligorski on April 4, 2022 at 7:05 pm

    Where do you purchase the lazy Suzanne hardware

  25. Ken ord on April 4, 2022 at 7:06 pm

    Thanks mate, even gave us a couple extras FREE, man we never get anything for free, tanks.

  26. sherry muzyka ZEKE’s Travels on April 4, 2022 at 7:06 pm

    So glad and blessed to find this channel. I am a widow of a former woodworker and have wanted to learn about woodworking myself. I want to design home decor with Christian inspiration designs for people to use in their homes. You’ve given me some great ideas, thank you. I’m so blessed to have found your channel! God bless you for sharing your gift. It is truly a ministry to others.

  27. ken coleman on April 4, 2022 at 7:07 pm

    Wow, now I’ve got to make some more scrap wood. Thanks for the ideas.

  28. 10brandonruiz on April 4, 2022 at 7:09 pm

    Probably a dumb question, but do you have the dimensions for the shelf (#5)? I’m trying to build it but I want to know the length to cut for both the 1/6 and the 1/4?

  29. Brent Duplessis on April 4, 2022 at 7:09 pm

    I just finish my work bench. Yes of course it is to big for my shop and I will later cut it down into two benches.
    But first I need to know what can I put on the plywood top to keep glue and other substances from sticking to the surface?

  30. JonDoh on April 4, 2022 at 7:09 pm

    What do you say to your wife when you are a woodworking youtuber and she comes home with a scrapwood project she bought?

  31. sniffy on April 4, 2022 at 7:10 pm

    that names of your family members idea is the best one..i gifted my mom that and she was so happy. thanks to you👍

  32. Peter Ocallaghan on April 4, 2022 at 7:10 pm

    tin projects

  33. Ronald McCoy Sr. on April 4, 2022 at 7:10 pm

    Love your ideas!

  34. Pamela Carrasco on April 4, 2022 at 7:11 pm

    Thank u so much for this video 🙏. I’m trying to make stuff because I can’t work anymore. First time subscriber. I appreciate it a lot and I will look at all of your videos. Thanks so much to u and ur family. God bless. -Pam

  35. Thing 3 on April 4, 2022 at 7:12 pm

    you’re such a cool dude right on man

  36. Larry Hartman on April 4, 2022 at 7:13 pm

    Thank you for your time and video

  37. Weston Taylor on April 4, 2022 at 7:14 pm

    You had me at trying to say push stick. Subscribed lol. Awesome ideas too

  38. Homebody on April 4, 2022 at 7:15 pm

    Great ideas, thank you. I have circle cut outs with a small hole in the center, leftovers from a wall plant shelve I made, any idea what I can do with the circle?

  39. Buddy Steele on April 4, 2022 at 7:19 pm

    does he have a speech impediment

  40. 731 Woodworks on April 4, 2022 at 7:20 pm

    Check out the best of videos from 731 Woodworks here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pIKH-BCLoA&list=PLWVlC66wUw8bTg9ZabRyNd6DIV53p2LrG

  41. jo mama on April 4, 2022 at 7:21 pm

    Then you need to start eating charcuterie…

  42. Renea Lemon on April 4, 2022 at 7:22 pm

    It is a pleasure watching you. Lol charcuterie

  43. Cecilia MacMillan on April 4, 2022 at 7:25 pm

    You have such a great energy! How can I build a pantry with scrap lumber?

  44. bp4924 on April 4, 2022 at 7:26 pm

    1x4s are perfect for a spice rack in the pantry. My wife loved her’s so much, she bought me a Kreg jig. Now I have to make those chairs she wants …

  45. Eric Orange on April 4, 2022 at 7:27 pm

    Matt, back in my day that cheese board thing a ma bob was called a pattle .

  46. chris Miracle on April 4, 2022 at 7:28 pm

    Love the video. I’ve built plenty of things out of scrap wood. Most recently I build a small bookcase for a co-worker out of scrap pine wood I had laying around the shop. Thanks for the video keep em coming.

  47. Denise Sandberg on April 4, 2022 at 7:31 pm

    I love your videos. I can’t seem to find any links to any of the plans or videos that show you how to make them.

  48. Bill Nicely on April 4, 2022 at 7:31 pm

    POOSH stick. Love it man!! keep up the great vids!

  49. Connor Brady on April 4, 2022 at 7:35 pm

    This dude didn’t make any of this stuff.

  50. Christopher Mackey on April 4, 2022 at 7:35 pm

    Hi, Matt. I’m retired Englishman, settled in Mauritius. I’ve mostly worked in printing and woodworking, now have a reasonable workshop. I’ve done a few kitchens and small furniture items. I love your channel, and respect you very much for your helpful nature, and your faith. Godbless!

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