how to make a cement coffee table

How To Make a Cement Coffee Table

Cement coffee tables are great for modern décor, and they’re surprisingly easy to make! With just a few simple tools and materials, you can construct the perfect centerpiece for your living room. Here’s what you’ll need:


  • Measuring Tape
  • Hammer and Nails
  • Table Saw or Circular Saw
  • Cordless Drill
  • Sandpaper or Sander
  • Safety Glasses


  • 1 sheet of 3/4 inch Pressure Treated Plywood
  • 1 bag of Quikrete Heavy Duty Concrete Mix
  • 2 concrete edge molds
  • 2 pieces of 2×4 or 2×6 lumber (cut to the desired size of your table)
  • Silicone caulk and screws


  1. Measure and cut your plywood to the desired size for your table. Make sure to include 1/4 inch for each side for the concrete edge molds.
  2. Attach the edge molds to the plywood using silicone caulk. Make sure the molds are flush with the plywood.
  3. Mix your concrete according to the instructions on the package.
  4. Pour the concrete into the molds and spread it evenly with a trowel.
  5. Have someone hold the molds in place while you attach the 2×4 or 2×6 boards to the sides of the plywood.
  6. Let the concrete cure according to the instructions in the package.
  7. Sand or sandpaper down any rough edges on your table.
  8. Attach the legs or other desired features to the table.

And there you have it! With these simple steps, you can create a beautiful cement coffee table for any room of your house. Have fun and get creative to create the perfect centerpiece for your living room.

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