Recycle and Repurpose Wood Doors

If you've ever put an old door atop a pair of sawhorses for an impromptu table or workbench, you know just how handy that piece of lumber can be. Why not take it to the next level with our great collection of furniture projects that are made with repurposed wood doors?

This great source of lumber is perfect for creating a shabby-chic headboard, bench, table or bookcase. Old doors are inexpensive or free for the taking, and they've become a popular way to add character to simple woodworking plans.


You'll find the perfect idea for your next woodworking project when you check out this extensive collection of repurposed wood door plans and designs. Our projects can be adapted to fit your style and the type of doors you choose with instructions and tips to convert any door into a lasting piece of furniture.



Hall Tree Plan

Hall Tree Plan

It's easy to turn an old door into a charming hall tree with storage bench, metal hooks and a top shelf.


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Cottage Chic Bench

Cottage Chic Bench

Here's a plan for a charming bench built using an old wooden door with chipped wood or distress it yourself for that cottage chic style.


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Leaning Shelf

Leaning Shelf

Turn a door into a leaning shelf unit just my adding shelves supported by brackets and a over head light for night time visual effect.


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Coat Rack Project

Coat Rack Project

Have fun turning an old door into a coat rack using a collection of different hooks, colorful scrapbook paper and more


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Kitchen Island

Kitchen Island

With just a little money and time you can build a distressed kitchen island out of an old wooden door and a few pieces of wood.


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Storage Bench

Storage Bench

This plan will help you build a handsome storage bench out of doors. Once completed, the bench can be personalized to your taste.


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Build a Bench

Build a Bench

Two hollow-core doors were used to build a strong and sturdy bench for indoors or out on the deck, patio or garden.


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 Coffee Table Plan

Coffee Table Plan

You can easily re-purpose a wooden door just by adding four legs plus paint or stain for a great coffee table for the home.


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Build a Desk

Build a Desk

Follow this step by step plan with illustrative pictures and build a desk using an old door and four metal legs


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Table Plan

Table Plan

Create this stylish door-table with wooden legs that are slanted out for a sleek and modern look.


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Table Plan

Table Plan

This plan takes an interior door and trims the sides with 1 x 4's for a lightweight table for inside or outside the home.


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Dining Table

Dining Table

This plan turns a 100 year old door into a beautiful dining table that fits in with most any style or decor.


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Small Kitchen Helper

Small Kitchen Helper

Paint a folding louver door then add some hooks to place such kitchen items as measuring cups, hot pads, tea towel, a piece of art and more.


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Make a Headboard

Make a Headboard

This plan takes an old door and strips off the old paint, sands it and stains it to create a handsome headboard for the bed.


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Gift Wrap Holder

Gift Wrap Holder

Mount the frame of an old door to the wall then add some cup-hooks to support wooden dowels for the perfect gift wrap holder.


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Re-Claimed Door

Re-Claimed Door

Detailed instructions are here to help you build a dining table using a re-claimed door and few supplies.


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Stylish Hall Tree

Stylish Hall Tree

Create a hall tree to be proud of just by re-purposing two shutters and a louvered door with metal hooks attached.


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Build a Coat Rack

Build a Coat Rack

Use this project to re-purpose a cabinet door into a coat rack that can be painted or stained to match your entryway.


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Headboard Plan

Headboard Plan

This plan will get you creative with paint colors and prints by building a headboard out of wooden door.


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Cabinet Table

Cabinet Table

This plan makes a modern coffee table out of an armoire door and metal legs at a low cost and with little effort.


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Foot and Headboard

Foot and Headboard

Using bi-fold doors that are paneled and some attractive molding you can create this stately looking foot and headboard.


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 Door-Mirror Project

Door-Mirror Project

This step by step plan turns an old door into a charming stand-up mirror that will add visual interest to any room it's placed in.


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Vanity Plan

Vanity Plan

Re-purpose and cottage style door by making it into a dressing vanity by adding metal hooks, mirror and a shelf.


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DIY Door Project

DIY Door Project

You can easily build a unique head-board that can be painted or stained to match any bedroom, just follow the instructions


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Door Daybed Plan

Door Daybed Plan

Create this charming cottage-chic daybed using a couple of old doors, four legs, a mattress base and a twin mattress.


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Corner Bookcase

Corner Bookcase

Build a beautiful corner bookcase out of a door using little time and money with the help of this simple project.


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Garden Trellis

Garden Trellis

Re-purpose a paned door plus add charm to your garden by creating a charming trellis for a climbing plant to attach to.


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Display Shelving

Display Shelving

You can easily turn a folding closet door into a lovely corner shelf to add to a dining room, kitchen nook or wherever.


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 Create a Door Bench

Create a Door Bench

This project uses an old door for the backrest to a bench seat and metal coat hooks are added for the perfect addition to an entry or mud-room.


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Bookcase Project

Bookcase Project

Using inexpensive doors bought at a flea market this attractive bookcase cost only $45.00 and was fun to make.


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The Corner Door

The Corner Door

Leave the vintage door knob on a single distressed door to create this unique corner shelf to add to the style of home or office.


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Display Table Plan

Display Table Plan

Turn a narrow door into a lovely display table by adding a light fixture and a table made from a few pieces of lumber.


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Build a Bench

Build a Bench

Re-purpose a narrow door just by adding legs and an apron for a charming bench for the garden or inside the home.


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Door Headboard

Door Headboard

You can make your own headboard is a single day using this plan an old wooden door plus some crown molding.


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Folding Table

Folding Table

Here's a clever way to re-purpose a folding table by discarding the table top and in its place add a hollow core door.


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Art Desk Plan

Art Desk Plan

Get creative by turning a cabinet door into an adorable art desk with just a little paint, a couple of legs and a little time.


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Re-Purposed Door

Re-Purposed Door

Bring color and storage to an entry way by building a coat rack with an attached bench and an open storage area.


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Desk Plan

Desk Plan

Here is a detailed video that demonstrates how to make a handsome desk for the office or home out of an old door.


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Room Divider Plan

Room Divider Plan

Use this step by step plan to make an attractive room divider that once built you can add your own personal touches.


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