12 Reasons Why We're on the Hunt for Cable Spools This Week

Who knew these rustic beauties were so versatile?


By Hometalk Highlights

Transform a cable spool into a comfy floor pouf

Surround it with soft materials, and cover it with colorful fabric.

Make a rustic clock from the top of a wire spool

Trace on Roman numerals for an antique effect.

Convert one wooden spool into two matching corner shelves

Corner units are the key to maximizing storage and display space.

Add color to your deck with painted wooden spool tables

These guys are sturdy enough to withstand strong winds.


Make a whimsical coffee corner for your counter from a small cable spool

Keep all your caffeine essentials at your fingertips for those emergency moments. 

Build a farm style coffee table from a cable spool and fence wood

Leave some slats open for storage (or a cozy pet den!)

Upcycle a cable spool into dreamy wall art for your nursery

I went for a moon theme, but this would look adorable with flowers, rainbows, clouds, or whatever colors match your decor.

Make a rugged see saw from a discarded cable spool

This project takes wooden toys to the next level!

Turn a dusty cable spool into a trendy coffee table

Paint a few planks a different color for stand-out detailing.

DIY an industrial light fixture from repurposed materials

Turn an electrical spool and metal utensil holders into a feature of rugged beauty!