how to make a trunk style coffee table

How to Make a Trunk Style Coffee Table

Making a trunk style coffee table is an easy DIY project that only requires basic tools and materials. With a few simple supplies, you can make a trunk style coffee table that can personalize your home. Here are the steps to make a trunk style coffee table:

Step 1: Gather The Materials

Before you start your project, make sure you have the following materials:

  • Small chest or trunk
  • Drill
  • 3 inch screws
  • Wood screws
  • Sandpaper
  • Paint or stain
  • Polyurethane sealer

Step 2: Prepare The Chest

  • Start by cleaning the chest with a damp cloth. Make sure to get rid of any dirt or debris that may be on the surface.
  • Next, use the drill and 3 inch screws to attach the lid to the base of the trunk.
  • Use sandpaper to smooth out any rough edges or imperfections on the trunk.
  • Lastly, apply the desired paint or stain to the trunk for a personalized look.

Step 3: Build The Table

  • Attach the legs to the bottom of the trunk using the wood screws.
  • Place the trunk in the desired location.
  • Apply a layer of polyurethane sealer to the chest to protect it from wear and tear.

Step 4: Enjoy Your New Coffee Table!

Now that you have finished building your trunk style coffee table, it’s time to enjoy it! This DIY project is a great way to add style and personality to your home without spending too much money.

Happy crafting!

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