Rustic Coffee Table Plans

Rustic Coffee Table Plans

These free coffee table plans will help you build a wonderful centerpiece for your living room that looks great and is very functional. Building a coffee table is an easy project and with these free detailed plans, you'll have one built in just a weekend.Be sure to browse through all the free coffee table plans so you can choose a style that's right for your home and requires a skill level that matches your talents. You'll find simple, rustic, contemporary, mission, and modern coffee table plans here.After you've used one of these free coffee table plans to build your dream coffee table, check out these other free woodworking plans for bookcases, TV stands, dressers, night stands, step stools, entertainment centers, farmhouse tables, desks, jewelry boxes, dining room tables, wine racks, picnic tables, kitchen islands, home bars, bunk beds, toy boxes, and even dog houses.
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Rustic Coffee Table Plans

Do It Yourself – Rustic Coffee Table Let me start by saying we’re not furniture makers by any means, but I must say that this coffee table turned out exactly as I had envisioned. Once again Mr. Charming took an idea and brought it to life. The bulk of this table was finished in a weekend. I’d say you could whip up one of these in 3 – 4 days. It starts with a pile of pine boards. You can choose how many or how wide you’d like them. There are 4 (1” x 8”) boards on top and 3 wider (1” x 10”) boards for the bottom shelf. We tried to use Pine for everything, although the 1 x 2 pieces were hard to find in pine so we used Poplar. It’s best to keep all your wood uniform for the best staining results, although a true rustic table could be made from all sorts of reclaimed wood, so I didn’t worry about it. To join the boards together we used metal strapping and then added a piece of plywood for stability. Secure legs to the bottom of the table top with scrap pieces of 2 “x 2”. Use wood glue and screws screwing into legs and table top. We removed the middle strap to allow for a piece of plywood. The plywood adds a ton of stability to the bottom. You can sit on the table and not worry about it bowing. The plywood was glued with construction adhesive as well as screwed down. Attach the pieces for the bottom shelf of the table the same way. We didn’t use the strapping here, just plywood. Cut out corners to fit the legs. Once all your pieces are assembled it’s time to sand. These pine boards were really rough and required a heavy grit sanding paper to begin with, moving to a finer grit for finishing. I also tried to pick the boards that had the most interesting grain or knots. Just be sure the knots are stable and wont fall out. I’m not completely sure why I didn’t get a picture of the staining process except to say that I was so eager for this part that I jumped right in and realized afterwards. Minwax walnut stain and a satin finish were used for the entire table. After the stain had dried I sanded everything down to achieve the worn and rustic look. One coat of satin finish applied and then sanded down. A second coat was applied attain a smoother and more durable finish. It’s best to stain and finish before attaching the shelf. I also gave both table top and shelf a coat of Minwax Past Finishing Wax. I want to ensure that any drops or water will bead up and not penetrate the surface. Once the two pieces stained and finished, the supports for the bottom shelf were added to the legs. Again scrap 2 x 2 pieces will do for this. Add wheels and you’re done. Here we have the before picture. An older, hand-me-down table that while it was nice in it’s day, has been heavily used in the past few years. And our new rustic table with basket storage. In our house, that particular table will always be pushed further away, pulled closer, or moved to the other couch, and to prevent dragging marks on the carpet, the wheels were a definite must. I just love all the knots in this pine, they add so much interest. I’m a huge fan of lots of storage space, so I wanted to have some storage on this table. I opted for baskets that will hold extra blankets, tv remotes, magazines and of course nail polish and laptops that seem to accumulate in this area. (Love my girls!) I’ll wait a week before I tell Mr. Charming we need a matching end table. Thanks for stopping by! Linked Up To: Hooking Up with HOH Transformation Thursday Time Travel Thursday Sweet Haute Furniture Feature Friday Frugal Friday Feathered Nest Friday Remodelaholic Flaunt it Friday Show and Tell Friday Friday’s Five Features Saturday Nite Special DIY Show Off Metamorphosis Monday Made By You Monday Nifty Thrifty Tuesday Show Me What Ya Got Inspire Me Tuesday Wow Us Wednesday Wildly Original Addicted to DIY
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Rustic Coffee Table Plans

The actual search of the right coffee table able to fit into an already conceived interior design can turn out to be a nightmare as most of you might know. Size, shape, texture, style, color, all of these characteristics merge and contribute to the right coffee table that can be conceived to suit your every need is designed thoroughly. As understood over time, the best course of action when faced with the problem of finding a certain furniture piece to suit an already created interior design is definitely represented by the diy crafting niche. Who better to create exactly what you desire and what will complete your vision than yourself?You can indeed focus all your effort into finding that perfect designer piece but the actual time invest in the search will increase and exceed your budget, prolonging that  long expected finish line represented by the purchase of the last piece of furniture that will definitely be the coffee table.With this idea in mind we have searched for a collection of free available diy coffee table plans that can serve as a starting point in your creative process of designing the perfect piece for your living room. Rustic, modern, glass topped or industrial styled, coffee tables come in all shapes, sizes and colors. Some take storage space into consideration, whilst others emphasize shape and design and do not prioritize functionality. Modern, classical, rustic or roughly industrial, opt for the right style for your home that will fit or contrast the existing overall design. Check out a beautiful collection of glass top coffee tables as well as a selection of 100 modern coffee table designs available for purchase.
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Rustic Coffee Table Plans

Let me start by saying we’re not furniture makers by any means, but I must say that this coffee table turned out exactly as I had envisioned. Once again Mr. Charming took an idea and brought it to life. The bulk of this table was finished in a weekend. I’d say you could whip up one of these in 3 – 4 days. It starts with a pile of pine boards. You can choose how many or how wide you’d like them. There are 4 (1” x 8”) boards on top and 3 wider (1” x 10”) boards for the bottom shelf. We tried to use Pine for everything, although the 1 x 2 pieces were hard to find in pine so we used Poplar. It’s best to keep all your wood uniform for the best staining results, although a true rustic table could be made from all sorts of reclaimed wood, so I didn’t worry about it. To join the boards together we used metal strapping and then added a piece of plywood for stability. Secure legs to the bottom of the table top with scrap pieces of 2 “x 2”. Use wood glue and screws screwing into legs and table top. We removed the middle strap to allow for a piece of plywood. The plywood adds a ton of stability to the bottom. You can sit on the table and not worry about it bowing. The plywood was glued with construction adhesive as well as screwed down. Attach the pieces for the bottom shelf of the table the same way. We didn’t use the strapping here, just plywood. Cut out corners to fit the legs. Once all your pieces are assembled it’s time to sand. These pine boards were really rough and required a heavy grit sanding paper to begin with, moving to a finer grit for finishing. I also tried to pick the boards that had the most interesting grain or knots. Just be sure the knots are stable and wont fall out. I’m not completely sure why I didn’t get a picture of the staining process except to say that I was so eager for this part that I jumped right in and realized afterwards. Minwax walnut stain and a satin finish were used for the entire table. After the stain had dried I sanded everything down to achieve the worn and rustic look. One coat of satin finish applied and then sanded down. A second coat was applied attain a smoother and more durable finish. It’s best to stain and finish before attaching the shelf. I also gave both table top and shelf a coat of Minwax Past Finishing Wax. I want to ensure that any drops or water will bead up and not penetrate the surface. Once the two pieces stained and finished, the supports for the bottom shelf were added to the legs. Again scrap 2 x 2 pieces will do for this. Add wheels and you’re done. Here we have the before picture. An older, hand-me-down table that while it was nice in it’s day, has been heavily used in the past few years. And our new rustic table with basket storage. In our house, that particular table will always be pushed further away, pulled closer, or moved to the other couch, and to prevent dragging marks on the carpet, the wheels were a definite must. I just love all the knots in this pine, they add so much interest. I’m a huge fan of lots of storage space, so I wanted to have some storage on this table. I opted for baskets that will hold extra blankets, tv remotes, magazines and of course nail polish and laptops that seem to accumulate in this area. (Love my girls!) I’ll wait a week before I tell Mr. Charming we need a matching end table. Thanks for stopping by! Linked Up To: Hooking Up with HOH Transformation Thursday Time Travel Thursday Sweet Haute Furniture Feature Friday Frugal Friday Feathered Nest Friday Remodelaholic Flaunt it Friday Show and Tell Friday Friday’s Five Features Saturday Nite Special DIY Show Off Metamorphosis Monday Made By You Monday Nifty Thrifty Tuesday Show Me What Ya Got Inspire Me Tuesday Wow Us Wednesday Wildly Original Addicted to DIY

Rustic Coffee Table Plans

Rustic Coffee Table Plans
Rustic Coffee Table Plans
Rustic Coffee Table Plans