Repurposing Wood Crates

Don't let those old wooden crates sit and collect dust in the attic. Today, savvy decorators are repurposing wood crates to create fun and attractive furniture and accent pieces to perk up almost any room in the house.

Add an eclectic touch to your kitchen with a soda crate spice rack or a repurposed dog feeding station. Go boho with a wooden crate side table or ottoman. You'll find tons of fun and useful plans to upcycle those unused crates, and they come with all the instructions and diagrams you need to build a fast and simple addition for your home.




Super Easy Coffee Table


Super Easy Coffee Table

Give the family room character with this rustic coffee table

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Pet Bowl Plan


Pet Bowl Plan

This project took a Coca-Cola crate and made it into a water bowl and dog food bowl holder that looks great.

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Crated Plants


Crated Plants

It?s so easy to decorate with vintage crates such as placing potted plants in them for added d?cor inside or out.

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Inexpensive Coffee Table


Inexpensive Coffee Table

Old crates are knocked down to make one long coffee table and the X-legs are re-purposed luggage stands.

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Advent Calendar Plan

Make the holidays even more special with a advent calendar made out of a soda crate and some buttons and holiday seals.

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Breakfast Tray Plan


Breakfast Tray Plan

Find easy to follow instructions along with images to help you create this simple breakfast tray with the word ?breakfast? written on the top.

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Side Table Plan


Side Table Plan

Two bushel crates are joined together then painted for a unique end table with open storage or display area.

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The Planter Box


The Planter Box

Here are instructions on how to re-purpose a wine crate by turning it into a planter in little time and with little money.

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Crate Coffee Table


Crate Coffee Table

Four wooden crates are stained then joined together to form an attractive coffee table with a sunken center to place a plant or other item.

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Crate with Legs


Crate with Legs

Create a functional and good-looking storage table using a wooden crate and this step by step woodworking plan.

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Display Shelf Plan


Display Shelf Plan

By staining a wooden crate, attaching it to a wall and adding 2 hair-pen legs you can have a display shelf/table of your very own.

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A Crate Bench Plan


A Crate Bench Plan

This attractive bench is build using 3 wooden crates and whitewood board; perfect for an entry area or mudroom.

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Wine Rack


Wine Rack

Follow this simple plan for creating a wine rack out of a crate that can easily fit on a kitchen counter top or most anywhere.

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Make a Pet Bed


Make a Pet Bed

You can add to your homes d?cor with a pet bed made out of a wooden crate with four legs and a comfy pet mattress.

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Painted Crate Tutorial


Painted Crate Tutorial

This plan takes a store bought crate and turns it into a colorful addition to fall decoration using black and white paint.

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Multi-Purpose Table


Multi-Purpose Table

Here are instructions on how to add legs made for pipes to a crate for a table that can fit neatly in any room of the house.

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Stacked Crates


Stacked Crates

Create two shelves using one crate and one piece of board or a tall shelf unit by stacking crates and adding a shelf to each.

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Outdoor Treat Bar


Outdoor Treat Bar

Decoupage six wooden crates with paper in your favorite design and colors to create an outdoor serving and display area.

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Fort Plan


Fort Plan

Use this plan to build a fun fort for kids out of two packing crates, 2 x 4?s, some cedar shakes and a few other materials.

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Jewelry Organizer


Jewelry Organizer

Re-purpose a wooden crate by turning it into a jewelry organizer using metal hooks for hanging necklaces and bracelets and 2 small boxes for rings and such.

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Crafty Crate Table


Crafty Crate Table

This project takes an old crate and with a little paint paints a design then clears for a unique occasional or side table.

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Mapped Crate


Mapped Crate

Decoupage a map to a crate for a interesting and stylish item to place in an office, bedroom or den.

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Shipping Crate Table


Shipping Crate Table

Make an awesome coffee table using a handsome shipping crate to add rustic style to your family room or den.

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Ottoman Plan


Ottoman Plan

This plan turns a vintage soda crate into an ottoman with storage for a unique piece to rest your feet on.

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Planter Plan

Re-purpose a wooden shipping crate by making it into a large outdoor planter for a great addition to a lawn, garden or patio.

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Inexpensive End Table


Inexpensive End Table

This plan is easy on the pocket book as all it requires are two soda crates and four wooden legs plus some hardware.

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Ottoman Project


Ottoman Project

You can easily create a ottoman out of an old wooden crate with just a few supplies and a little time.

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Crate Table


Crate Table

Crate boxes make excellent and stylish tables for indoor or outdoor living. Here are simple instructions on how to create one or more for your home.

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Display/Storage Shelves


Display/Storage Shelves

Give more storage to home or work by painting and stacking wooden crates. This project will help you to get started.

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Boot Rack Plan


Boot Rack Plan

This boot rack made exclusively out of wood crates with caster wheels attached is a perfect addition to a mud-room or garage.

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Dog Bed


Dog Bed

Take an old wooden crate and using this easy to follow plan turn it into a dog bed that your pet will feel comfy in.

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Bedside Table Plan


Bedside Table Plan

A plain wooden crate and some metallic gold spray paint come together to make a bedside table for a kid?s room or teen?s bedroom.

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Crate-Footstool


Crate-Footstool

Follow this plan to turn a soda crate into a footstool by adding four wooden legs and a stuffed fabric.

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Storage Table


Storage Table

An old wooden-crate can make the perfect storage table just by adding a plywood lid and some casters for ease of moving.

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Simple Storage Bin


Simple Storage Bin

Just by painting a wood-crate then adding four wheels and a handle you can make one or several attractive storage bins.

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Workshop Storage Locker


Workshop Storage Locker

Here is a simple plan for a mobile storage locker for storing hand tools in the workshop, tool shed or garage.

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Bathroom Shelf Plan


Bathroom Shelf Plan

Decorative metal brackets hold a raw, stained or painted crate for unique shelving for the bathroom.

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Shabby Chic Style


Shabby Chic Style

Re-purpose a crate and wooden picture frame using this easy to follow project for building a white-washed cabinet.

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Make a Vegetable Garden


Make a Vegetable Garden

Here are instructions on how to turn wine crates into a small-space veggie garden with little time and effort.

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Build a Side Table


Build a Side Table

This is a side table on wheels made out of a wooden crate turned on its side with the inside lined with decorative paper.

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Soda Spice-Rack


Soda Spice-Rack

Re-purpose a soda crate by simply turning it into a wall-mounted spice rack by adding jars with labeled lids.

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Ottoman/Coffee Table


Ottoman/Coffee Table

This easy to make piece doubles has an ottoman and/or coffee table with ample storage room under the hinged top.

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Dog Food Station


Dog Food Station

Build a custom feeding station that will make drinking and eating easy on your pet by following these step by step instructions.

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Dog or Cat Crate


Dog or Cat Crate

This pet crate on wheels is built entirely out of 1x4?s, then painted and the pet?s named applied to the front.

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Bedside Table Plan


Bedside Table Plan

This step by step plan with illustrative pictures will help you build a bedside table out of crates.

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Wine Crate Storage


Wine Crate Storage

You can make extra storage out of a wooden wine crate and a few pieces of lumber, just follow the instructions found here.

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Stool Plan


Stool Plan

This plan takes a Clementine crate and turns it into a stool that has many functions such as footstool, stepstool or a child?s seat.

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Stylish Pet Bed


Stylish Pet Bed

Re-purpose a wine crate into a custom made pet bed with just a few supplies and at little cost.

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