With a few simple tools, all of these items can be made in an afternoon. For those of you staying in a cabin in the woods this summer, perhaps these tutorials will help get your creative juices flowing.

1. How To Make Wooden Branch Buttons

You will need:

  • A Branch
  • A Hacksaw or Electric Table Saw to cut the pieces
  • A dremel or drill with very small bits
  • Sandpaper

Read More:Cut out and Keep: Wooden Branch Buttons at Cut Out and Keep

2. How To Make a Tree Branch Hanger

You will need:

  • A Branch
  • A wire coat hanger
  • Pliers
  • Wire Cutters
  • A saw
  • Pliers
  • Strong Glue

Read More: The Maize Hutton Blog: Woodsy Hanger DIY at The Maize Hutton Blog

3. How To Make Fridge Magnets from a Branch
You will need:

  • Magnets
  • A drill
  • A branch
  • A hand saw
  • Strong glue or epoxy

Read More: How To Make Tree Branch Magnets at Man Made

4. How To Turn Logs in to Affordable Log Art
You will need:

  • 2.5-4" thick branch(es)
  • Adhesive picture hanging strips
  • A saw
  • Sand Paper

Read More: How to Turn Logs in to Affordable Log Art at Curbly

(Images: 1. Cut Out and Keep; 2. The Maize Hutton Blog; 3. Man Made; 4. Curbly)