Every living room needs a killer coffee table; it can be the focal point of the room. No need to spend big bucks on a fancy shmancy new table though. With a little elbow grease, some reclaimed supplies and these DIY coffee table ideas, you can make your own killer coffee table to bring your living room together.
To start off with, here are step-by-step instructions for creating a clever mobile coffee made from wooden crates. This is a simple DIY coffee table project that yields a great table featuring lots of rustic charm and usable storage space.
Here’s another fabulous project idea with so much storage space and this table is made from upcycled pallets. Two pallets were used to create a stacked table style and the the result was painted and sanded to create a rustically vintage look.
This project transformed a beat up IKEA table into a rustic farmhouse chic coffee just by staining and gluing 1x1x4 boards to the top. This project is a great example of how one should not discount the possibilities of creating something new from something old.
Here’s another reclaimed pallet DIY coffee table project, but with a different approach. Instead of adding wheels and stacking pallets, this project utilized old framing lumber as legs to get some height.
Many of us have old chests that we’ve inherited from family members or we’ve found at thrift sales, but we aren't quite sure what to do with them. One idea is to turn them into a coffee table, of course!
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This project calls for cedar planks and plumbing supplies to create a steampunk-esque design.
Looking for a square country chic table to fit your living room? This detailed DIY coffee table project how-to is just for you then.
This project to create a rolling flat file storage is just fantastic. It might be a little more complicated than some of the other projects, but the tutorial is very detailed.
The final project idea is for a window frame coffee table using reclaimed wooden windows. Such a clever use for repurposing gorgeous old windows!
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