how to make a coffee table with glass and wood

Wood and Glass Coffee Table DIY Project

Creating a beautiful yet durable coffee table using both wood and glass components is relatively easy with the right supplies and a few basic tools. With some planning and creativity, you can create a heirloom quality piece for your living room at a fraction of the cost. Here’s how:

Materials Required

  • Plywood sheet
  • Pre-cut wooden boards
  • Glass sheet
  • Wood screws
  • Wood glue
  • Paint/Finish of your choice

Tools Required

  • Circular saw
  • Drill
  • Measuring tape
  • Sandpaper
  • Paint brush/roller


  1. Using a circular saw, cut the plywood sheet to the size you desire for the coffee table.
  2. Cut the pre-cut wooden boards to the appropriate sizes for legs and frame pieces.
  3. Attach the frame pieces to the plywood sheet using wood screws. Drill pilot holes first.
  4. Apply wood glue to the top of the legs and attach to the frame pieces.
  5. Once the glue has dried, place the glass sheet on top of the frame.
  6. Sand the entire table and apply the finish/paint of your choice.
  7. Let everything dry and you now have your very own coffee table!

That’s it! Creating your own coffee table is an enjoyable and rewarding DIY project that takes minimal knowledge and supplies. With patience and imagination, you can make something truly beautiful and unique!

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