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11 Back To School Projects

Get ready to rock the new school year with these back-to-school DIY tutorials on RYOBI Nation.


1. The Flip Desk
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This sleek, modern design will make your student's workspace work for them!

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2. DIY Garment Rack
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Freshman dorms and first apartments can be notoriously short on closet and storage space. Here’s a DIY solution to help your student (and roommate) maintain their sanity.

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3. Ironbound Bookcase
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Add stylish shelving to your work space with the modern DIY bookcase design.

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4. Murphy Desk
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Here’s a murphy desk project to maximize your student’s workspace. Check out the free tutorial by Shanty 2 Chic.

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5. DIY Crayon Holder
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Teach your elementary student the value of upcycling with this clever storage solution. Thrift Diving shows you how to turn a thrift store knife block into a craft station.

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6. Crate Desk
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Create with crates! Here’s a fun DIY desk design by Crates and Pallet.

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7. Desktop File Drawers
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Organization is key to a productive workspace. Here’s a great way to keep your papers under control.

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8. Magnetic Supply Organizer
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Keep track of reminders and school supplies with this fun DIY build. Shanty 2 Chic shows you how to build the magnetic supply organizer.

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9. Wooden K-Cup Holder
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Hey college students! This K-Cup holder will help you keep your communal kitchen clutter-free.

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10. DIY Lap Desk
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Here's a great way to enjoy a road trip without falling behind! Check out this easy DIY lap desk.

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11. DIY Loft Bed
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Raise the roof and raise your bed! Here’s a simple #DIY loft project that will add lots of valuable living space to your dorm or apartment.

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Show us how you make the school year great with your DIY skills! Here’s some of our favorite back-to-school projects from the RYOBI Nation community:


Rustic 2x4 School House Desk
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Cute as button. Inspired by Jaime Costiglio

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School House Chair
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Old school, inspired by Ana White.

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Back To School Organization
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Set up for success!

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posted on August 30, 2018

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