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30+ DIY Woodworking Furniture Plans, Under $75

You’ll love these DIY Woodworking Furniture Plans you can build for less than $75 in lumber.

DIY Woodworking Furniture Plans, Under $75

Are you looking for some fantastic DIY Woodworking Furniture Plans that you can actually build for less than $75? I have some great woodworking project ideas for you today!

Some of these projects are from this website, Abbotts At Home. The rest are from some of my favorite DIY bloggers, who’ve given me permission to share these woodworking projects with you!

I love affordable DIY Furniture projects for anyone new to woodworking that needs some practice on projects that aren’t super expensive. OR for anyone that just loves to build furniture and loves to save money too.

Building Furniture with 2×4’s

Half of these Woodworking Plans use 2×4’s in the design. Using 2×4 indoor framing studs is a great way to save money on any build. In Houston, you can buy a nice looking 2×4 for about $3 per 8 feet.

That makes 2×4’s an incredibly cheap way to build. You can even resaw that 2×4 into standard dimensional lumber sizes, like 1×2 and 2×2 sizes, to use on woodworking plans designed to use those sizes.

BUT, using 2×4’s means that you have to make sure that the 2×4’s are straight before you buy them. You’ll also want to pick boards with the least amount of knots.

Knots contain oils that can effect any paint or stain you want to use on your furniture. Resawing around a knot can also make the now thinner wood bend at knots. So, using a 2×4 to build furniture can be challenging.

When I resaw a 2×4 to something like a 2×2 or 1×2, I will only use that smaller board for 3′ or 4′ long sections at most. That way I can cut out the knots and avoid problems with boards that might bend across long lengths.

You can see how I resawed 2×4’s on my DIY Color Block Table Top and my DIY Pretty Side Table DIY woodworking furniture plans below.

Woodworking Project Ideas for less than $75.
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DIY Woodworking Furniture Plans, Under $75

Here's a great list of woodworking projects that you can build for $75 or less.

Indoor Woodworking Projects

Outdoor Woodworking Projects

You'll love these DIY Woodworking Furniture Plans you can build for less than $75 in lumber. Perfect for new woodworkers or any looking to save money. #Woodworking #DIYWoodworking #DIYFurniture #Woodwork #AbbottsAtHome #DIYProjects

That’s all of the great, low cost DIY Woodworking Furniture Plans I have for you today. Thanks for stopping by. You can find all of my DIY Furniture Build Plans here, if you want more woodworking ideas!


Looking for more woodworking projects? How about this Easy DIY Over Washer and Dryer Laundry Table.

Free Plans for this DIY Laundry Table Over Washer and Dryer. This simple build hides those ugly machines, adds extra style and organization. And works as a Laundry Folding table too! #LaundryTable #LaundryFoldingTable #DIYFurniture #LaundryRoomIdeas #AbbottsAtHome

I LOVE this beautiful DIY Coffee Table with Turned Legs. It’s a simple build that looks store bought!

I LOVE the beautiful details on this easy and budget-friendly DIY Coffee Table Build Plan. Built with $10 Turned Legs, Molding & Plywood. Printable Woodworking Plans, easy enough build for beginner woodworkers. Easy woodworking project.

Give your kids a beautiful desk for art projects or school work with this DIY Kids Desk Plans with Storage Drawers.

Quick and easy DIY red painted furniture makeover steps - no primer or top coat required. And, this red paint color is A-mazing! Step by step tutorial - how to paint furniture the perfect shade of red. Red Chalk Paint Furniture.

And, check out this DIY Farmhouse Console Table Tutorial.

I love this DIY Farmhouse Console Table Plans with Drawers! This tutorial is easy to follow, with loads of pictures. This table would work great as an entry table or in a Dining Room too. #ConsoleTable #EntryTable #DIYFurniture #AbbottsAtHomeI love this great DIY Play Kitchen for Kids too. It’s fun for kids and looks great too.

Yay! This Kids Play Kitchen DIY Woodworking Plan is an easy woodworking build with lots of fun additions that little kids will love! I have the tutorial, printable plans, and a video to help you get this built. #AbbottsAtHome #KidsKitchen #PlayKitchen #KidsKitchen #KidsFurniture #woodworking


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