how to make a coffee table from wood

Make a Coffee Table from Wood

If you are looking to make a unique piece of furniture that stands out in your living room, making a coffee table from wood is the perfect solution. With the right tools and materials, you can create a piece of art that will enhance the look of your décor for years to come.

Materials and Tools Needed:

  • 1 sheet of wood
  • Table saw
  • Circular saw
  • Sander
  • Drill
  • Wood glue
  • Screws
  • Finishing supplies (Epoxy, Varnish, etc)
  • Scavenged materials (Legs, Hardware, etc)


  • Measure out the size and shape you want your coffee table to be. Cut the wood to size using the table saw and circular saw.
  • Sand all edges and corners to prevent splinters later on. Sand the top until it is smooth to the touch.
  • Drill holes for the legs or other hardware. Apply wood glue to the edges and corners, and put the pieces together.
  • Secure the pieces together with screws, and let the glue dry for several hours.
  • Apply epoxy or a sealant to protect the surface of the wood. Let this dry for a few days.
  • Apply varnish and other finishing supplies to protect the wood from moisture and wear and tear.
  • Attach the hardware and legs. Let the table sit overnight to make sure all the glue and hardware is fully set.
  • Enjoy your new coffee table!

Creating a coffee table from wood is a great way to add a unique and personal touch to any space. With the right materials and tools, you can easily make a beautiful piece of furniture in no time. Enjoy your new coffee table!

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