how to make milk crate coffee table

How to Make a Milk Crate Coffee Table

If you’ve ever wanted unique furniture for your home or office, a milk crate coffee table is the perfect choice. Fortunately, it’s not difficult to make one yourself. With a few supplies and some simple steps, you can have a unique and attention-grabbing statement piece in no time.

Tools and Supplies Needed

  • 4 wooden milk crates
  • Screwdriver
  • Wood screws
  • Sheet of pressboard

  • Table legs
  • Sanding block
  • Fine-grit sandpaper
  • Stain or paint
  • 4 L-brackets
  • Drill
  • Screws

Building the Table

  1. Attach the L-brackets to the bottom of the crates on each corner using the wood screws.
  2. Place the crates together in the desired shape and drill screws into each L-bracket, connecting the crate together.
  3. Cut the piece of pressboard to size.
  4. Secure the pressboard to the top of the crates using wood screws.
  5. Sand the table using a sanding block and fine-grit sandpaper.
  6. Finish with paint or stain and seal the table with a coat of polyurethane.
  7. Attach the table legs and you’re done!

With a little bit of effort, you can have a bespoke and stylish coffee table that all your friends and family will love. Why not customize the table further with decorative pieces like baskets, lights, or a beautiful tray? As long as you follow these steps, you’ll be able to create a unique table for your home.

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