how to make a coffee table from a trunk

Making a Coffee Table from a Trunk

Tools Required:

  • 4 casters
  • Drill and drill bit
  • Wood screws
  • Drill bit optimized for size of screws
  • Stain or paint optional

Steps to Make the Coffee Table

  1. Attach the four casters to the bottom of the trunk, two on one side and two on the other side.
  2. Drill a few holes along the sides of the trunk so you can insert the wood screws that will attach the lid to the trunk.
  3. Attach the lid to the trunk using the wood screws.
  4. Once the lid is attached to the trunk, use a drill and drill bit optimized for the size of the wood screws.
  5. Add stain or paint according to preference (optional)


Making a coffee table from a trunk is a simple and affordable project. All you need are a few tools, some wood screws, and a bit of patience! With a little effort and a few materials, you can have your own custom coffee table that you can be proud of. So why not give it a try?

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