Do you have an old tree stump you want to get rid of? Don’t do it just yet! Tree stumps render some truly incredible DIY projects that you can make for cheap - and would otherwise cost a lot more to purchase on a store.
All of the following ideas are DIY projects that can be done with a tree stump and the right tools. Some of the tools you’ll need we’ve already covered right here.
Low Table Tree Stump
You can find low table tree stumps like this in stores for prices that range from $100 to $200 dollars… while making your own could virtually cost less than $20 bucks, if you already have the tools.
The lengthiest part of this DIY is sanding the trunk to get a smoother look. Be sure to wear a safety mask and glasses for this part! Check out the detailed tutorial here.
This stump table looks awesome, although it can be a bit heavy to move around. But that can be fixed…
A very similar idea, a noticeable difference being the option to keep the bark - which makes for a rough, rustic look. But there’s one other MAJOR addition that makes all the difference:
Yes, by installing a set of wheels with a simple hand held screwdriver you can roll this log around with no problem!
Tree Stump Planter
Here’s a great way to make something beautiful out of an old tree stump.
You only need some basic hardware tools like:
- chicken wire
- staple gun
And you’re pretty much ready to start crafting! Click here for more details.
Hanging Bedside Table
Rustic and elegant sums up this idea. And as you can imagine, there’s no great mystery when it comes to crafting your own. Especially when you already have a nice tutorial explaining the whole thing!
Tree Trunk Bookshelves
Books are awesome. Bookshelves are awesome. Now tree trunk bookshelves…that’s a whole other level of awesome!
Just follow this step-by-step guide - it’s very simple!
Tree Stump Walkway
How about a different look for your entryway? With various tree stumps of different sizes you can craft a marvellous walkway.
The roughness of the trunks should provide a non-slip surface that’s safe for anyone to walk on. There are some extra tips you might like here.
Candle holders are great pieces of decoration for any holiday. You can paint them accordingly or simply leave as they are - the natural rustic look always works. Learn how to make these here!
Glossy Stump Table
A small twist on the original tree trunk table idea, this time with a coat of gloss to make it shine! This is perfect for your patio, deck, or porch! If you want to know exactly how this one was done, check it out here!
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