DIY Bathtub Caddy

3 materials
1 Hour

It could be a great present for any mom out there and not only suitable for Christmas but also could be a great handmade gift for Mother’s Day.

Watch on YouTube how to make this bathtub caddy along with other fun simple projects from wood!

Measure the width of your bathtub. Then measure the length from one side of the bathtub to another determining where the "stoppers" will go.

Cut your 1x8" to length.

You can use a miter or circular saw for it or even use one of those boxes that allow you to cut wood by hand! This DIY bathtub tray could be done with very limited tools.

Using 1x2s, make two boards, approximately 7" each. They will act as stoppers on the bottom of the caddy.

Measure the distance between sides of the bathtub from inside. It could be easier to take your project there and mark exactly where you'd need stoppers to go.

Use wood glue and screws and attach the stoppers from the bottom.

[5.] Attach the handles, make sure they are not interfering with the stoppers on the bottom.

Read on the blog how to make add-ons to take this bathtub tray on a whole new level and add a holder for a wine glass!

To make a book holder, you'll need a 1x2" and a piece of molding. Cut it to the right size, add wood glue and screw it from the bottom to the mainboard. That's simple as that. You are good to go.

I chose to play with pyrography and added a cute wood-burning element to it.

Resources for this project:

Any price and availability information displayed on [relevant Amazon Site(s), as applicable] at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.
Hometalk may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. More info
Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!

Questions on this post

Have a question about this project?

Your question...
  1 question


Join the conversation

Your comment...