how to build a coffee table with drawers

Building a Coffee Table with Drawers

Building a stylish and functional coffee table with drawers is a great way to customize your living space. Here is how you can create your own coffee table with drawers.

Materials Required

Before you begin, make sure you have the following materials for your project:

  • Medium-density fibreboard (MDF) for the tabletop and shelves
  • Hardwood plywood for the tabletops’ edges
  • 1-inch blocks, along with screws, for legs
  • Drawer slides and handles
  • Wood glue and other tools

Steps to Follow

  1. Cut your MDF and hardwood plywood into the required shapes and sizes according to the measurement of your desired coffee table.
  2. Attach the edges to the MDF tabletop, making sure to keep an even margin all around.
  3. Apply wood glue on the edges and attach the blocks for the legs. Use screws for a stronger anchor.
  4. Install the drawer slides and handles on the sides.
  5. Drill holes into the sides for the shelves, and place the shelves in place, using wood glue and screws.
  6. Fill the drawers and finish the table with the perfect colour.

With these steps, you can easily craft a stylish and functional coffee table with drawers for your living space.

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