Firewood Carrier

Firewood Carrier

Additional Information



  • 1-1/2 yds Canvas or heavyweight fabric
  • 2 Wood dowel rods
  • Iron-on letters
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Iron
  • Sewing machine
  • Hand saw


  1. Fold fabric in half with right sides together to form a rectangle that measures 22"-24" by 48".
  2. To create handle, on short end, measure in 9" on both sides and mark.
  3. Measure down 6" from the marks and draw a line from mark down and across.
  4. Cut fabric along the lines, rounding corners forming a U-shaped cut.
  5. Sew a 1/2" seam all around carrier leaving an opening for turning.
  6. Trim corners, turn to right side; press.
  7. Top stitch 1/4" in from edges.
  8. Measure in 3-1/2" from each short side, fold ends to marks and sew to form casing for dowels on both sides.
  9. Follow manufacturer's directions to iron letters onto side of carrier.
  10. Cut lengths of wood dowels to fit pockets; insert into pockets.
Firewood Carrier is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple and Clever This project was very simple and easy to make. The carrier makes it so much easier to bring wood in for our fireplace.
Date published: 2010-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from handy I made this as a Christmas gift for my grandfather. It was very simple to make, and a lot cheaper than buying a log carrier.
Date published: 2015-01-02
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