Building a Coffee Table with Shelf
If you’re looking for a stylish and practical furniture piece for your living room, nothing beats a coffee table with a shelf. With the right tools and supplies, constructing a coffee table with a shelf is relatively simple and straightforward. This guide will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to build a coffee table with shelf.
Tools and Materials
Before you get started, here’s what you’ll need:
- Woodworking glue
- Paint or stain
Step 1: Cut the plywood to the desired size and shape
Using a jigsaw, cut the plywood in the desired size and shape for the table and shelf. Smooth the edges and corners of the plywood with sandpaper.
Step 2: Attach the shelf to the table
Attach the shelf to the underside of the table using woodworking glue and nails. Allow the glue and nails to dry.
Step 3: Add the hinges
For the folding top, attach a pair of hinges to the right side of the table and attach the other to the underside of the left side. Secure the hinges with screws.
Step 4: Paint or stain the table
Paint or stain the table in the desired color. Allow it to dry before moving the table.
Step 5: Enjoy your new coffee table with shelf
Now that your coffee table with shelf is complete, you can enjoy its stylish and convenient features. Place it in your living room and enjoy the extra storage space that it provides.