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15 DIY Table Saw Projects You Can Build Today

Table Saw Projects You Can DIY Today

If you are comfortable in the world of table saws, there are so many great DIY projects that you can accomplish with limited tools, materials, and even skill experience. You can create numerous home decor pieces, outside furniture, wall-art, and much more.

In the article below, we have found the 15 best table saw project plans that you can DIY. These simple steps will outline everything you need to get started on your project today! Take a look below to find your next do it yourself plan, so you can start creating right away!


1. Wooden Box by Lovely Etc

Wooden Box by Lovely Etc
Featured Image Credit: Lovely Etc

One of the easiest table saw projects to accomplish is the simple wooden dox. You can make them in any size, color, and for any purpose. In this case, Lovely Etc has created an easy DIY project to create number boxes that can be used on a bookshelf to organize kid’s toys, books, and other items that would otherwise cause a mess. Although there are many ways you can creatively design this project, this is one of the best plans we have found.

Specifications

Skill Level: Easy

Tools
  • Table saw
  • Hammer or nail gun
Materials
  • Plywood (see plan for complete list of specs)
  • Nails
  • Wood glue
  • Paint and primer
  • Paintbrush
  • Pencil
  • 150-grit sandpaper

2. Bird Feeder by The Spruce Crafts

Bird Feeder by The Spruce Crafts
Featured Image Credit: The Spruce Crafts

Creating a bird feeder with a table saw can be as rewarding as it can be fun! This is an easy DIY project by The Spruce Craft that you can start today. The skill level is easy to moderate, and you can stylize this option to your taste or the birds that are indigenous to your area. Overall, this is a great DIY that will not only bring out your creativity but also help your feathered friends.

Specifications

Skill Level: Easy to moderate

Tools
  • Table saw
  • Miter Saw
  • Cordless drill with drill bits
  • Claw hammer
Materials
  • (2) cedar rough cut 1”x8”x8”
  • (1) 4” piece ½” dowel
  • (2) 5¾” X 15” and ⅛” thick plexiglass
  • (2) brass hinges with screws
  • 4d finish nails

3. Wooden Sled by Instructables

A table saw sled is a great tool to have that will make cutting against the grain safer. Not only that, but it will also make it much easier, and make your wood cutting jobs quicker to accomplish. Luckily, you can also DIY this project quickly and efficiently. Instructables has provided an easy project that you can get started today. Take a look at this easy plan with the materials and tools needed below.

Specifications

Skill Level: Moderate

Tools
  • Table saw
  • Tri-square
  • Drill bits
  • Countersink
  • Calipers
Materials
  • Plywood ¼” thick and flat
  • Scrape hardwood

4. Wine Rack by Instructables

Wine Rack by Instructables
Featured Image Credit: Instructables

A beautiful addition to any kitchen, dining room or den is a wine rack. You can make them big and tall to display your collection or keep it small to hold the few bottles you keep on hand. Either way, Instructables have laid out a simple DIY project that you can start on right away. You can also paint or stain the wood so it better matches your decor. The possibilities are endless!

Specifications

Skill Level: Moderate to difficult

Tools
  • Table saw
  • Miter saw
  • Electric drill
  • High torque/low RPM drill (optional)
  • 4” hole saw
  • 1¾” hole saw
  • Right angle drill adapter
  • Speed square
  • Tape measure
  • Countersink drill bit
  • Phillips drill bit
  • Clamps
Materials
  • (5) 1” X 6” X 8’ Pine boards
  • (6) 2’ X 4” X 10’ Pine studs
  • 3”, 2 ½”, and 1 ½” screws

5. Platform Bed by Maker Gray

Platform Bed by Maker Gray
Featured Image Credit: Maker Gray

One of the trendiest pieces of furniture these days is the platform bed. Unfortunately, they can be expensive to buy off the showroom floor. Luckily, Maker Gray has supplied us with an easy to construct DIY project that will allow you to create your own bed stand. This is an easy to moderate skill level plan that you can customize to fit your own style. Though it is designed to fit a full, you will also be provided with how to adjust the dimensions to fit your mattress size.

Specifications

Skill Level: Easy to moderate

Tools
  • See plan for complete list of specs
Materials
  • (4) 2’ x 12’ wood of choice

6. Bookcase by DIY Network

Featured Image Credit Tatiana, Pexels
Featured Image Credit: Tatiana, Pexels

A DIY bookcase is one of the most versatile projects you can complete. The DIY Network has created an easy plan that can be customized to your needs. You can make the case thin and tall, short and long, or any variety you like. Not only that, but these handy pieces can be used to display shoes, books, candles, knick-knacks, and be finished in your own unique fashion.

Specifications

Skill Level: Easy to moderate

Tools
  • Table saw
  • Circular saw
  • Combination square
  • Drill driver
  • Miter saw
  • Tape measure
  • Clamps
Materials
  • ¾” thick wood of choice
  • Wood glue
  • Wood screws
  • Paint or stain (optional)
  • Paintbrush (optional)

7. Storage Chest by Instructables

A wooden storage chest is a great addition to any home. That being said, not only are they expensive, but many people like to create unique looks that they can pass down generation to generation. Instructables has saved the day with a DIY project you can start today, however. Not only do they provide easy to follow directions, but this plan is done using reclaimed wood, to boot!

Specifications

Skill Level: Moderate to difficult

Tools
  • Table saw
  • Miter saw
  • Speed square
  • Mini palm driver
  • Brad nailer
  • Kreg jig
  • Orbital sander
  • Chisel
Materials
  • Brad nails
  • Pocket screws
  • Corner braces
  • Spray paint of your choice
  • Hinges
  • Latch
  • Rope

8. Coffee Table by Basic Build

Coffee Table by Basic Build
Featured Image Credit: Basic Build

A coffee table is another versatile accessory that almost every home can benefit from. Using a simple template, you can design your piece to fit in with your decor and style. Thanks to Build-Basic.com, you can accomplish this easy DIY today with ease.

Specifications

Skill Level: Easy to moderate

Tools
  • Table saw
  • Tape measure
  • Miter saw
  • Pneumatic nail gun
  • Drill/driver
  • Paddle bit
  • Pocket hole jog
  • Bar clamps
  • Speed square
Materials
  • Wood (see plan for complete list of specs)
  • ½” wood screws
  • 1” wood screw
  • 1 ¼” finish nails
  • ¾” finish nails
  • Wood glue

9. Indoor Wooden Swing by Instructables

Indoor Wooden Swing by Instructables
Featured Image Credit: Instructables

If you want a truly unique DIY project you can make with a table saw, this indoor wooden swing is perfect for you. Not only will it add an eye-catching accessory to your home, but the project is not as hard as you would think. Take a look at this plan by Instructables that will give you all the details you need.

Specifications

Skill Level: Easy to moderate

Tools
  • Table saw
  • Tape measure
  • Drill
  • Hand sander
Materials
  • Scrape hardwood (two tones is optional)
  • Brad-point bit
  • Spray lacquer
  • Rope
  • Heavy-duty eye bots
  • Quick links

10. Hanging Bathroom Shelf by Shanty 2 Chic

Hanging Bathroom Shelf by Shanty 2 Chic
Featured Image Credit: Shanty 2 Chic

Shanty 2 Chic has created a simple table saw DIY for this cute hanging bathroom shelf. You can add or subtract shelves to create a convenient space for all of your toiletries. Also, add a personal touch to make this your own style.

Specifications

Skill Level: Easy

Tools
  • Table saw
  • Kreg jig (optional)
Materials
  • (1) 2 X 4 X 8 wood of choice
  • (1) 2 X 6 X 8 wood of choice
  • Wood screws
  • Wood glue
  • Sisal rope
  • Cute hook

11. Picture Frame by Rockler

Picture Frame by Rockler
Featured Image Credit: Rockler

A picture frame is easy enough to make with a table saw, but if you would like to make something a bit more detailed and fancy, this DIY project by Rockler will outline how to create a Dentil pattern that will add a traditional flare to your home style. This project will need a bit more skill and patience, but it is well-worth the time and only requires a table saw.

Specifications

Skill Level: Moderate to difficult

Tools
  • Table saw
Materials
  • Wood off your choosing
  • Sand paper
  • Varnish or stain

12. CD Tower by Instructables

CD Tower by Instructables
Featured Image Credit: Instructables

Many of us still have those cherished CDs that we don’t want to get rid of yet. Unfortunately, they can end up cluttering drawers and creating a mess or collecting dust because you no longer have an organized place to store them. Instructables has created a great table saw do it yourself project that will give your CDs a great place to live. Though this plan will take some time and a little planning, you can start and finish your DIY today.

Specifications

Skill Level: Easy to moderate

Tools
  • Table saw
  • Dado blade
  • Hammer
  • Wire brads
  • Clamps
Materials
  • 1” X 6” pine
  • ⅛” fiberboard
  • Glue

13. Table Saw Stand by Anika’s DIY Life

Table Saw Stand by Anika’s DIY Life
Featured Image Credit: Anika’s DIY Life

Anika’s DIY Life has presented us with a good DIY that will aid in all of the other projects. A stand for your table saw is a DIY that will provide a lot of value for future work and projects. Although you can customize this plan to suit your needs, the basic outline will get you started in the right direction. Plus, it is a nice and easy start for those working their way into table saw skills.

Specifications

Skill Level: Moderate to advanced

Tools
  • Table saw
  • Circular saw
  • Kreg jig (option)
  • Miter saw
  • Face clamps
  • Right angle clamps
  • Power drill
  • Furniture levelers
Materials
  • Lumber
  • Folding table leg brackets
  • Drop down casters
  • Kreg rip cut
  • 2½” pocket hole screws
  • 1¼” wood screws
  • 2½” wood screws
  • Heavy-duty door hinges

14. FarmHouse Picnic Table by The Saw Guy

FarmHouse Picnic Table by The Saw Guy
Featured Image Credit: MeganLynnette, Flickr

There is nothing better than having an outdoor barbeque in the summer. What makes it better is a farmhouse picnic table you made by hand. The Saw Guy has shone us an easy DIY that you can build with leftover wood or fresh material from the hardware store. Either way, this will make a great addition to your backyard plans.

Specifications

Skill Level: Easy to moderate

Tools
  • Table saw
  • Drill
  • Hammer
  • Miter saw
  • Countersink drill bit
Materials
  • (4) 2 X 10 X 8
  • (12) 2 X 4 X 8
  • (1) 1 X 4 X 12
  • (1) 4 X 4 X 8
  • 3” exterior deck screws
  • 2” finish nails
  • Wood glue

15. Adirondack Chairs by Popular Mechanics

Adirondack Chairs by Popular Mechanics
Featured Image Credit: Popular Mechanics

An Adirondack chair is a beautiful accessory that will add a level of comfort to your outdoor space. Popular Mechanics has designed a DIY table saw project that will break down how you can make these classic chairs for your home and yard space. Although this plan requires a higher skill level, you will be left with a finished piece that is well-worth the effort.

Specifications

Skill Level: Moderate to Advanced

Tools
  • Table saw
  • Miter saw
  • Tape Measure
Materials
  • Cedarwood or hardwood of your choice
  • 1⅝” deck screws
  • 2” deck screws

Conclusion

We hope you have enjoyed these DIY table saw projects. There is little you cannot accomplish using this tool with a little time, skill, and correct plans. That being said, it is always important to be safe while using any power tool. Dust masks, gloves, and goggles are always recommended, as well as, the proper training so accidents do not happen.

Although there are numerous other options available, these are our favorites and the most unique and beneficial projects you can undertake today!

Featured Image Credit: Neil Cummings, Flickr

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