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DIY Old Fence Board Ideas | Create 20 Spectacular Home & Garden Objects

You’ll regret throwing weathered garden fence boards, once you’ll see these 20 DIY Old Fence Board Ideas available with step by step tutorials.

Instead of throwing away those old garden fence boards, reuse them to create these Spectacular Objects for your home and garden!

1. DIY Love Headboard

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At House Tweaking, find out the steps to create a rustic love headboard like this from old fence boards, for your bedroom.

2. DIY Fence Table

They made this backyard fence table from new boards, but if you have access to old boards, head over to Sensibly Sara for the tutorial.

3. Birdhouse Trellis

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Trust us, this is absolutely an “Oh My Goodness” DIY, which can add a funkiness in your garden. Check out the tutorial at Hometalk.

4. Raised Planter Box from Old Fencing

He sorted out usable fence board pieces from his old rotting fencing and used them to create a planter box. The instructions are available here.

5. Fence Signs

Use weathered, rotting boards to create rustic beach signs and dramatize your interior. The how-to is available at Funky Junk Interiors!

6. Coffee Table

This rustic coffee table is made out of old cedar fence pickets. It can give a factory style look inexpensively. Visit Addicted 2 Decorating for the steps.

7. Fence Mirror

 Old Fence Board Ideas

When her husband was taking down the old garden fence, Danika from Gorgeous Shiny Things got an idea to create this Weathered Sunburst Mirror.

8. Fence Planter

Make a planter box using old picket fences for your porch! We found this old fence project at HomeTalk.

9. Potting Bench

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This potting bench was made from reclaimed wood, almost free of cost. One of the most purposeful old fence board projects in this list. For the tutorial, visit My Repurposed Life.

10. DIY Wood Clock

This DIY wood clock is functional and shows the time accurately. The best part is it can be a nice tabletop or mantel centerpiece as well together. The how-to is here.

11. Kitchen Herbs Planter Box

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Make a functional planter box from old fence boards (or buy new) to grow kitchen herbs. The step by step tutorial is available at Instructables.

12. Christmas Sign

Fill your home with excitement and positivity with a fence board sign like this. A great DIY for Christmas or any other special occasion, get the tutorial here.

12. Plant Shelf

Old picket fence boards transformed into a vintage plant shelf, you can make something similar! Get the detailed tutorial here.

13. Fence Headboard

 Old Fence Board Idea DIY

A headboard made out of picket fence boards, really nice, a budget idea to decorate the space over your bed. Check out the tutorial here.

14. DIY Wine Rack

DIY Wine Rack

He used about to be dumped fence panels to complete this rustic wine rack project. Visit Little Things to see the DIY.

15. Fence Palings

Old fence palings were used to create a feature wall in the kitchen. This nifty and cost-effective idea is perfect for your home, kitchen island or bar wall. Watch the tutorial here.

16. Bookshelf

Old fence boards were used to create this economical but beautiful bookshelf. Watch the video tutorial here.

17. Porch Accent

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One of the coolest DIY old fence board ideas, make this accent piece with the house number, for your porch. Visit Down To Earth Style to know more.

18. Air Conditioning Unit Cover

Use spare wooden fences to create this unique DIY air conditioning unit cover. It not only hides that ugly unit but also gives you something unique to flaunt! To know more, check out the step-by-step tutorial here.

19. Old Fence Wood Bench



Did you imagine before that old fence boards can be that useful? This DIY project will definitely let you think. Visit My Love 2 Create to understand the steps!

20. Towel Bar

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Create an inexpensive towel bar for your master bathroom using a picket fence piece. Get the instructions here.


  1. These incredibly clever DIY ideas from bloggers give tired pieces of wood a brand new life and look. Need some wood? Find the best places to buy reclaimed wood .

  2. Tackle this creative DIY project using an old wood box, four spindles, paint, and medal stencils. It makes for a beautiful piece for your front yard, walkway, or patio.


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