Hardwood Hacks

After an installation, there are inevitably leftover pieces or "scraps" — here are 10 fun ways to put them to good use.

10 Ways to Upcycle Leftovers

  • Create an accent wall with wood tiles
  • Build a butcher’s block or island for your kitchen
  • Craft a mantle or fireplace surround
  • Build a headboard for your bed
  • Re-cover a window seat
  • Build a coffee or accent table
  • Craft multi-sized frames for DIY art projects
  • Build a porch swing
  • Create a potter’s bench
  • Build wood shutters for front-facing windows