17 Natural Live Edge Wood Projects to Add Authenticity to Your Home

There is nothing quite like the natural beauty and character of truly unspoiled live edge wood. These living pieces of wood are allowed to express themselves, creating one-of-a-kind aesthetics for rustic, farmhouse-style households. If you’re thinking of handcrafting your own live edge wood project, check out these 17 Hometalker projects that have transformed living areas, bathrooms, and home offices!

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Live Edge Table for Dining Room Sideboard

These Hometalkers brought home a 9-and-a-½-foot piece of stunning live edge wood. They opted to make two live edge tables – a buffet and an entry table. The entirety of

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Live Edge Table

Faux Live Edge Wooden Mirror

Glen couldn’t afford to make a real live edge wooden mirror, so he opted to use his cutting skills and creativity to create a faux live edge concept that could work for

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Live Edge Birch Wall Art for Bathrooms

This Hometalker was in awe of the majestic, prehistoric-looking heron and chose to use heron silhouettes as the accent for her live edge birch wall art in her master

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Live Edge Wall Art

Stylish Serving Board Made from Live Edge Olive Wood

Zac had a slab of live edge olive wood from a local mill and thought it would make the ideal rustic serving platter. Using a circular saw, he cut into the front edge to

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Live Edge Wood Board

Live Edge Coffee Table With Steel Hairpin Legs

Hometalker Zest it Up picked up some planks of black walnut from a local yard with a view to handcrafting their own DIY live edge coffee table for their living space. The

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Live Edge Coffee Table

Stand Up Live Edge Wood Desk for Home Offices

This Hometalker crafted a forward-thinking stand-up desk using live edge wood for his home office. After gluing and clamping the 7" maple pieces together, he covered the

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Live Edge Wood Desk DIY

Live Edge Table With Industrial Pipework Legs

This thin piece of live edge cedar was acquired at a yard sale and used to create a narrow sofa table, complete with metal pipe legs – the ideal pairing for the cedar

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Live Edge Table DIY

Kitchen Pot Rack Made from Live Edge Walnut

Do you struggle to find a convenient place to hang your pots and pans? This unique DIY live edge walnut pot rack might be the answer to your kitchen storage problems.

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Live Edge Walnut Shelf

Floating Bathroom Vanity Using a Live Edge Walnut Slab

This floating bathroom vanity unit was a real space-saver for Hometalker Brian. The 2" thick live edge walnut slab is the real show-stopper here, adding genuine natural

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Live Edge Floating Bathroom Vanity

Live Edge Office Desk and Side Table

This Hometalker opted to create a new rustic desk and side table for their woodworking dad’s home office using a live edge slab of maple and 3/4 piping for the industrial

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Live Edge Desk Side Table

Practical Live Edge Wooden Night Stand

After being inspired by a standing wooden night table in a store, Hometalker Monique opted to create one of her own using a live edge plank costing approximately $100.

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Live Edge Wooden side table DIY

Rustic Live Edge Wood Bar

Tricia made a live edge wood bar for her cottage guest shed. Using only a skill saw, bar clamps, paint sticks, a razor knife, and glue, it was possible to achieve a

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Live Edge Wood Bar

LED Color-Changing Live Edge Shelf

This Hometalker created a one-of-a-kind live edge shelf enhanced by a strip of LED color-changing lighting. The shelf comprised of rough-cut silver birch and a top piece

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LED DIY Live Edge Shelf

DIY Tree Stump Side Table With Live Edge

Jen created her own live edge tree stump table using reclaimed wood. This sweet gumtree had its bark removed before being sanded and finished with protective

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DIY live edge side table

Live Edge Myrtle Cutting Board for Culinary Masterminds

Fillipi found a downed bay tree on his property and opted to repurpose it to make some tables and benches. With one slab, he opted to make some cutting boards ideal for

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Live Edge Cutting Board

Gorgeous DIY Live Edge Wood Mantel

As part of this Hometalker’s fireplace makeover, they used an old, dead tree to create a beautiful live edge mantel above their new rustic farmhouse-style fireplace. The

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DIY Live Edge Wood Mantel

Live Edge Home Desk With Adjustable Height

Hometalker Zac had been eyeing an office desk that he could use as both a sitting and standing desk. He created his own with an ergonomic live edge desktop and

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Live Edge Desk DIY