how to make a mid century modern coffee table

Make a Mid Century Modern Coffee Table

Making your own mid century modern coffee table is a great way to add a refreshing and stylish choice of furniture to your home. Whether it’s for your living room, dining room or office, you can create a timeless look with minimal effort.

Things You Need:

  • Plywood
  • Wood glue
  • Wood Filler
  • Saw
  • Sander
  • Wood Stain
  • Paint
  • Clear topcoat


  • Measure the dimensions of the table you want and cut the plywood to size. Make sure you have enough pieces to make the top, sides, and legs.
  • Glue and nail the pieces together. Allow the glue to dry completely.
  • Fill in any holes or gaps with wood filler and sand the entire surface of the table.
  • Apply a color stain or paint to the surface of the table. Allow it to dry completely.
  • Apply a clear top coat to protect the finish and allow to dry completely.


A mid century modern coffee table is a great addition to any living space. With a few simple materials and some creativity, you can easily create a timeless, elegant piece of furniture.

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