Are you tired of seeing loaves of bread lying around your counter or table? You need not worry because a bread box is all you need to keep the loads in place. Aside from the fact that the bread box keeps away your bread, it also beautifies your counter, and since you can customize the box into anything you like, that makes it more adorable.
We have put together 25 DIY bread box ideas that you can make for your home. Feel free to browse through our list and make your pick.
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1. DIY Bread Box
The bread box is a project you can execute during the weekend. It is such a soft project that doesn't take so much time and energy. The carcass of this bread box is that of an old television structure. Each part was joined together using biscuit joinery. The base was made from knockdown fittings.
2. How To Make DIY Bread Box
The plexiglass door and window of this box make it look classy and unique. The box has two compartments. The bottom compartment is large enough to store lots of bread while the two compartments are small and contain pull-out cutting boards and store mostly sliced loaves of bread.
3. DIY Wood Burned Bread Box
The bread box is just another amazing project for your kitchen. For this project, you need a long list of materials and tools to make the box stand out.
Among the materials and tools are shipping crate or boards, dowel, pieces of rustic cabinet hinges, rustic door handles, wood screws, wood filler, drill, drill bits, screwdriver, straight edge, pin nailer, sanding supplies, tape measure, hand saw, band clamps, and square.
4. Simple Bread Box Build
This box is a mini woodwork project. Though being a woodworker will make the work faster and easier. A beginner with no woodworking experience can also make the mini box with ease. You use any type of wood you like for the box. Other materials needed include finish nail, wood glue, with few hand tools.
5. How To Make A Bread Box
This bread box is made from half-inch birch plywood. The instructor started by cutting the plywood into pieces. Then, he picked one of the pieces and identified it as the front piece which he recut to give an angle.
6. Easy Bread Box DIY
The first thing you need to do to have this bread basket is to prepare the box. Get an empty cereal box or another box that has that structure. Cut off the flaps. Use a piece of fabric to cover the bottom and hold it down with glue. Cover the rest of the box and attach a handle to it.
7. Making A Bread Box Like A Pro!
Even beginners will be able to build a bread box after eating this video tutorial. The instructor gives step-by-step instructions on how to make the box. It won't take a lot of time and it is inexpensive.
8. DIY Bread Box From Pallet Wood
Here is how to make a bread box using pallet wood. First, disassemble the pallet wood and cut each piece to the length of the bread box. Then sand the pieces and drill holes on each piece. Assemble the box using glue, screws, and dowel.
9. How To Make A Pine Bread Box
The idea of a bread box is not that bad if you need to rearrange your kitchen. It is always good to have something new in the kitchen. The first thing you need to do is to gather the materials and tools required. After that cut and assemble the nix with glue. Allow the glue to dry up, then add hinges to the box. Once the box is done, prepare the cutting board and the knife holder and you're good to go.
10. How To Build A Bread Box
One thing I always liked about DIY projects is that you can customize the project into something you like. For me, I like the structure of this book because of its sliding opening. It is mini and adorable. Check the link below to learn more about the amazing bread box.
11. French Farmhouse Breadbox
Do you have an old bread box that you think is too old to have any uses? Don't throw it away, even the oldest of things has its uses. Why don't you redesign the box and make it useful? In this guide, the instructor turns a thrift bread box into a new and functional box.
12. DIY Bread Box Makeover
Here is another way to redesign your old bread box. This design looks classy and modern with the grid pattern on it.
What are the tricks behind the classy look?
Paint the whole box in white. To do this, use the spray painter to make the work smooth and neat. Allow the paint to dry, especially the exterior. Once the box is dried, it's time to add the pattern.
Get some outdoor vinyl and cut them into pieces using Cricut. After cutting, add the vinyl to the top and front of the box horizontally. Once that is done, add the remaining vinyl vertically and you're good to go.
13. How To Make A Simple Bread Box
The design of this bread box was inspired by the wood worshipper's box. It is made from applewood and mahogany wood. The curved top door makes it look exceptional. The design was made using mortise and tenon.
14. Breadbox Makeover DIY
White color is always amazing when trying to renovate a bread box. For this bread box, paint the whole box white. Glue the letter stencil to the front of the box and fill it with black color. Remove the stencil leaving the black letters on the white box.
15. Double Layer Bamboo Bread Box
Unlike airtight boxes that dry out bread and cause it to go stale, this bread box holds enough air to retain some moisture to keep the bread fresh for some days. You don't need screws or other tools to put the box together. All you need is some hinges and Plexiglass to cover the door.
16. How To Make A Bread Box That Dispenses
Bread box that dispenses! This sounds great. You've been saved from the stress of opening a box to pick your bread. Just by turning the cardboard gear by the side of the box, your bread will come out with ease. Watch the video above to learn more about the technique.
17. DIY Bread Box Makeover
These are the materials needed for this bread box makeover: Bread box, homemade chalky paint( your preferred color), Cricut, contact paper, high gloss clear acrylic craft paint, paintbrushes, sandpaper, gorilla glue. All you need to do is to clean the box and paint it.
18. DIY Flat Packed Bread Box
For this packed bread box, here are the materials needed Bamboo plate or cutting board l, organic Cotton cloth, wooden plate (for the template), 8 screws, milling machine, milling head, saw machine, fine sandpaper, aluminum wire, and a screwdriver.
19. DIY Bread Box Makeover
A kitchen makeover is always a fun project. This bread box makeover is very simple since it involves only painting and some pattern drafting. You can click the link below for the pattern drafting.
20. DIY Farmhouse Bread Box Makeover
To turn this farmhouse bread box into a sparkling new box, you need to know how to paint smoothly. You don't need to be a professional painter before you paint smoothly, it means you must be patient with the process. Repaint the box smoothly and your box is ready.
21. How To Make An Old Fashioned Bread Box
Sometimes old-fashioned materials look more beautiful. In this tutorial, you will learn how to make one. The instructor started by cutting the two side panels. He put both pieces together and carved out the curved shape with a router. He sands both panels before moving on to the front part of the bread box.
22. How To Make A DIY Bread Box
This is one of the easiest bread box DIY’s I have come across. Only a few materials and tools are needed for this build. Whether you are a pro or a beginner in woodworking, this would be achievable.
23. DIY Mini Loaf Gift Box
This mini loaf gift box is very adorable and it's a good gift to give out on Halloween. This box is very simple though it takes a lot of patience to make it neat and exceptional. Check out the procedures by clicking the link below.
24. DIY Rustic Tin Bread Box
How do you make a rustic bread box? To make a rustic bread box you need a Hemsmak or beromgli storage tin, letter stencils, permanent marker, and painter's tape.
Clean the interior of the thin cloth with a damp cloth and let it dry, arrange the letters on the tin and hold them with painter's tape and fill them with your preferred color.
25. DIY Floral Bread Box
Do you dislike your space being disorganized? You don't want a loaf of bread lying on your counter? What you need is a bread box to keep them in one place. The pattern was made from vinyl sheets. To add the pattern, first, paint the box in white. Then use transfer paper to remove the pattern from the vinyl sheet and place it on the box.
Congratulations! You have finished the DIY breadbox compilation article. This is the time you have been waiting for because now, you are ready to set your newly-found knowledge of woodworking to design something really creative. Remember, there are no limitations because you are an expert now so get to work!