19 Creative DIY Wood Crate Project Ideas | How to Repurpose Old Wooden Crates

New or old, wooden crates are great for DIY lovers! There are many options on what you can use with them, from storage ideas to, side tables, coffee tables, wooden benches or even crate desks.

Check these 19 creative DIY wood crate project ideas and get inspired!

1. DIY Wood Crate

You can buy your crates anywhere but you can make them yourself too.  Here’s how you can build a specific crate from wood. Use use as a rustic style storage unit at home.

DIY Wood Crate

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2. Wooden Crate Bedside Table

Make this adorable small rustic bedside table from regular wood crates. The project is simple but you’ll love the result.

Wooden Crate Bedside Table

via www.makingitinthemountains.com

3. DIY Crate Locker

Build these small lockers for storing small things! Use simple wood crates and give them adorable rustic look.

DIY Crate Locker

via www.littlehouseoffour.com

4. DIY Wood Crate Desk

​Use wood crates to build entire desk.

DIY Wood Crate Desk

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5. Wood Crate Wine Rack

Make this wood crate wine rack as a fun weekend project.

Wood Crate Wine Rack

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6. DIY Wine Crate Cabinet

Build a closed cabinet from wine crates. Add rustic charm to your room with this simple DIY project.

DIY Wine Crate Cabinet

via numberfiftythree

7. Crate and Pipe Industrial Style Table

Build something unique from a wooden crate and a few pipes – an adorable industrial style table.

Crate and Pipe Industrial Style Table

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8. DIY Wood Crate Shelves

Make wooden crate shelves that you can hang on the walls in your bathroom. Give your decor a rustic accent!

DIY Wood Crate Shelves

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9. Wood Crate Rolling Cart

Add wheels to wooden crates to get a small piece of furniture that you can move around the house. 

DIY Wood Crate Rolling Cart

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10. DIY Crate Bookcase

Give your space a lot of room for storage and a rustic decor accent piece at home with a bookcase from wood crates.

DIY Crate Bookcase

via www.maisondepax.com

11. Wood Crate Ironing Station

You can make a great ironing station from just a simple wooden crate. It’s easy to build it and you can quickly install it at home.

DIY Wood Crate Ironing Station

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12. Crate Storage Coffee Table and Stools

Build an awesome farmhouse style coffee table with plenty of storage room, and stools which can be also used for extra storage. All you need are a few wooden crates and wood boards.

Crate Storage Coffee Table with Stools

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13. DIY Crate Bookcase

Grab a few crates and fix them together, paint them in a color of your liking and that’s all it takes to make attractive bookcase.

DIY Bookcase from Crates

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14. DIY Shoe Storage Bench from Crates

Make this great DIY project from crates with plenty of easy storage.

DIY Shoe Storage Bench from Crates

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15. DIY Storage Ottoman Made from Wooden Crates

This DIY storage ottoman is made from a couple of wooden crates, some plywood and casters. It looks great and makes handy storage for your living room.

DIY Storage Ottoman Made from Wooden Crates

via homedepot.com

16. DIY Craft Crate Open Pantry

​DIY project craft crate or pallet open pantry shelving shelf. Perfect for extra storage in a modern rustic kitchen.

DIY Craft Crate Open Pantry

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17. DIY Crate Cabinet with Sliding Drawers

This DIY project is great for storage. Build a DIY crate cabinet with sliding drawers that can be used in most any room for storage.​

Crate Cabinet with Sliding Drawers

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18. Super Easy Crate Storage

Looking for a little extra organization? Try out this easy crate storage tutorial.

Easy Crate Storage with Binder Clips

Watch the video tutorial:

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19. DIY Crate Bench

This wooden storage crate bench is perfect for storing boots, shoes, books or bags. 

DIY Crate Bench

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1 thought on “19 Creative DIY Wood Crate Project Ideas | How to Repurpose Old Wooden Crates”

  1. I never thought about using wooden crates to make open pantry shelving. My husband and I have been trying to figure out a way to put more food storage into our house. We’ll have to try using wooden crates soon.


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