As most of us know, a small living room table is not very practical for dining. However, as a place to have our daily cup of coffee, a couch area with a small coffee table in the living room has a number of benefits. With some additions this will become your favourite place to see in the morning. Besides space-saving, such a DIY project can prove to be a stylish one.
In one of the first posts I pointed out which are my essential DIY tools. This project is not different at all. Included are my personal favourite the drill driver, using a bit for wood with a size that matches the screws one.
Of course, use screw cover stickers to not make any compromise with quality and final result.
Standard cabinet slides (rails) 45cm.
The chipboard material I bought was around half a sheet. It was cut into 8 pieces by a professional. The planned size is 47x47x47cm, so exclude 2.5cm of two opposing brown pieces' sides.
- First, the two opposing pieces should be held together. This is done by installing the top to hold them together.
- The two small chipboard pieces are used to make this particular part of the table higher.
- Install the rails 2.5cm from the bottom and just above the two holding pieces.
|The first part of the DIY coffee table is done|
- This is the second part. It is the slightly smaller one that will fit into the first.
- After assembling it, install the rails on the outer sides.
- Something I can't give you a complete tutorial. Make logic work and be sure it fits!
The DIY Coffee Table Ready for UsePin It
Small, light, folding and practical. You can easily move it away and use a higher table for having a meal. Meanwhile, use it to for a small relax point in your home. Add some nice curtains. Clean and declutter the living room.