Valentine’s Day is commonly known as a lovers’ day. On this day, sweethearts exchange gifts to show their affection towards their better half. Most people prefer buying their gifts from stores and malls. Others prefer ordering them from online shops.
However, you can make this day unique for your partner by creating a custom hand-made gift for them. You can work on many woodworking projects to create a perfect gift as long as you have the correct tools and machines, such as a CNC machine. This article highlights some Valentine woodworking projects that you can work on.
Simple But Elegant Table
You can create a small, simple, and elegant table as a gift for your lover. However, this requires efficiency and some engineering knowledge. You can design your table to act as a shelf and table by placing beams on the corners to give the top and bottom planes strength and support.
Instead of using fancy joinery tools, you can assemble it quickly through screws and conceal the holes with plugs. You can use any wood type provided you can afford to buy it.
Candle Wall Sconce
Another project you can work on is a candle wall sconce with two holders two support LED candles. This piece of furniture can add elegance and style to any home and room. You can also tailor the dimensions and sconce’s shelf to accommodate the size of the candle you intend to use. These projects are easy to make because they require few wood pieces and can quickly be produced in mass.
If your lover loves wine, this can be the perfect gift for them. Based on the materials you have, you can create a layered wine rack with four or five bottles per layer. However, you need to be careful about its joinery because it’s quite complicated and requires precision. You may also need specialized tools to drill and seal the holes.
A pasta paddle is an excellent project for a lover who loves cooking. You can design one that’s used for making cavatelli. Ensure you add ridges to it to enable it to hold more source and give an appealing texture. You can make it a unique gift by delivering it with some pasta.
Wood Lidded Box
A turned wood lidded box can make your darling smile because it’ll enable them to hide their jewelry or candles in it. That’s a simple project that you can do almost at zero cost in the afternoon. Furthermore, you can use leftover wood to create it because it’s a small piece of furniture. The exciting part of this project is turning the vessel because it helps to enhance your turning skills.
Kitchen Steps Stool
You need a hardwood like oak to complete this project. Its construction is relatively simple because it requires few pieces of wood. You require some pieces to use as legs and one place for the sitting area.
Making your lover smile on Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be complicated. You can create a unique woodworking gift that’ll help them remember that day for the rest of their lives.
Pearl M. Kasirye is a writer at Kemistri, editor, and researcher who spends most of her time reading. When she isn’t reading or working, she can be found sitting on her balcony writing her own novels or traveling.