Simply Wood

Simply Wood

Home Projects from Branches, Logs, and Other Found Wood

Linda Suster


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Bring a bit of nature into your home!

Home accents made with beautiful natural wood can be expensive to buy, but many are easy to make yourself with twigs and branches found in the woods, on beaches, or your own backyard.
Simply Wood shows even novice woodworkers how to make elegant and practical objects using found wood.

Whether you are drawn to delicate twigs, graceful branches, sturdy logs, silvered driftwood, or weathered boards, there is a project for you, from lighting and shelving to wreaths, trays, and wall hangings.

  • 20 easy and elegant projects made with found wood
  • Step-by-step photos guide you through each project, ensuring impressive results
  • The Techniques section shows you the tools you'll need and explains how to use them
  • Where to get found wood, both safely and legally, and how to clean and prepare it for home use


Linda Suster:
Linda Suster is a mother of five who loves being out in her backyard workshop with her Hawaiin music and two doggie assistants. She has owned a driftwood art business since 2012, and loves combing the California beaches near her home in Oceanside for perfect pieces of wood for designs.