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24 wooden garden projects you could try building

Amy Buxton Amy Buxton
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Working with wood is such a pleasure, so why not consider creating something special for your garden

We've found some super wooden projects to inspire you today and, though some of these would need the help of a professional carpenter to be completed, we think they'll at least inspire some more creative thinking! 

If you're in the mood to get more hands on, let's take a look at some potential DIY gardening projects…

1. Step up to sit down on this lovely sunken bench set up

2. Wooden decking comes in easy to lay packs now, complete with instructions!

3. How about a self-contained garden room?

'The Crusoe Classic' - 6m x 4m Garden Room / Home Office / Studio / Summer House / Log Cabin / Chalet: modern Study/office by Crusoe Garden Rooms Limited
Crusoe Garden Rooms Limited

'The Crusoe Classic'—6m x 4m Garden Room / Home Office / Studio / Summer House / Log Cabin / Chalet

Crusoe Garden Rooms Limited

4. You can go as crazy as you dare with your shed design

5. We wouldn't mind something like a garden sauna, would you?

10m² Barbecue Cabin in a Derbyshire garden. : scandinavian Garden by Arctic Cabins
Arctic Cabins

10m² Barbecue Cabin in a Derbyshire garden.

Arctic Cabins

6. A raised terrace won't present too many problems, even for an amateur


Ogród w klimacie Azji.


7. What a perfect dining table. The circular design makes it easy to copy!

8. Unique fencing is as easy as removing a few wooden panels

 Garden  by 平山庭店



9. A covered gazebo makes your garden more stylish and weatherproof

 Garden  by homify

Abri de jardin KUBHOME


10. You could start small by crafting some benches

11. Now, that's an amazing granny annex!

12. A picture perfect shed is only a weekend (or two) away

13. A food preparation bench makes perfect sense in a sociable garden

14. A framework for hanging lights from is a great and simple garden addition

15. Here's an idea for all the super cool parents out there

The Old Vicarage, Lancashire:   by Barnes Walker Ltd
Barnes Walker Ltd

The Old Vicarage, Lancashire

Barnes Walker Ltd

16. A door-less building makes a great al fresco dining area

17. Pallets can be easily repurposed into bench seating

Garden corner unit :  Garden  by Pallet furniture uk
Pallet furniture uk

Garden corner unit

Pallet furniture uk

18. Garden annexes don't get much lovelier than this

Gazebo with intergrated garden store: classic Garden by Garden Affairs Ltd
Garden Affairs Ltd

Gazebo with intergrated garden store

Garden Affairs Ltd

19. Don't forget to stain your wooden project when you're finished

modern Garden by homify

Small, contemporary garden Bracknell, Berkshire


20. Fancy trying your hand at adding some glazing too?

21. If a gazebo is simple, you can make matching furniture too!

22. Repurposing old tree trunks into lighting is a simple but effective project

Cracked Log Lamps:  Garden  by Duncan Meerding
Duncan Meerding

Cracked Log Lamps

Duncan Meerding

23. Calling all gardeners! Make your own potting station

24. Wooden trough beds are a perfect first-time DIY project

Laundry Cottage, Glen Dye, Banchory, Aberdeenshire:  Garden  by Roundhouse Architecture Ltd
Roundhouse Architecture Ltd

Laundry Cottage, Glen Dye, Banchory, Aberdeenshire

Roundhouse Architecture Ltd

For more garden inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: 15 Common Garden Gaffes We All Make (But Could Avoid).

Are you feeling ready to test your carpentry skills?
Whitton Drive:  Terrace house by GK Architects Ltd

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