What better way to continue our #2x4andMore week on the 4th of July than with 4x4s! 4×4 wood posts are good for more than just fences and beams. We’ve rounded up 15 of our favorite 4×4 wood crafts to inspire your DIY creativity. You can buy brand new 4×4 posts at your local hardware store or find 4×4 scrap wood. Either way you’ll only need to a few more materials to make your 4×4 wood crafts into a reality.
Browse our selection of crafts below to find new simple and fun ways to use 4x4s. From an outdoor dice game and decorative pencil holder to holiday crafts like Fourth of July glitter firecrackers and a candy cane stocking holder, there are projects for all seasons.
Let us know what your favorite 4×4 wood craft project is in the comments section below! And, as a bonus, you could use 2x2s for a smaller version of these projects. See more 2×2 projects here.
15 Simple & Fun 4×4 Wood Crafts
DIY Scrap Wood 4×4 Picture Frame // Pretty Handy Girl
Patterned Pencil Holder // BHG
Scrabble Name Tiles // Remodelaholic
4×4 Glitter Firecrackers // Organize & Decorate Everything
Chunk Alphabet Blocks // That’s My Letter
Outdoor Giant Dice Game // DIY Show Off
Jumbo Tic Tac Toe Board // Ginger Snap Crafts
Yard Dice + Printable YARDZEE Score Cards // Remodelaholic
“A” is for Apple Paperweight // That’s My Letter
4×4 Pumpkins // The Creative Mom
DIY Holiday Candy Cane Stocking Holder // Her Tool Belt
DIY Mushroom Stool // Running with Scissors
4×4 Post Halloween Ghosts // My Repurposed Life
4×4 Post Luminaries // Ginger Snap Crafts
Christmas Presents 4×4 Style // Craft Critters
Wooden 4×4 Snowman Craft // Six Sisters’ Stuff
DIY Front Porch Sign Post // 9 o’clock Dance of Joy
4×4 Blocks That Say A Lot // Ginger Snap Crafts
Scrap 4×4 Corbels for Rustic Farmhouse Shelf // Twelve on Main for Remodelaholic.com