How to Make a Modern Coffee Table
A modern coffee table can be an excellent centerpiece for any living room. Making a beautiful and functional coffee table is surprisingly easy and can add a stylish touch to your home decor.
What You Need:
- Plywood board
- Legs or base
- Tabletop materials such as glass or marble
- Wood screws
- Tape measure
- Carpenter’s square
- Power drill
Step 1: Measure and Cut Plywood Board
Measure the plywood board and mark it for cutting. Use a carpenter’s square to ensure that you have the correct measurements and that your lines are straight. Cut the plywood according to your measurements with a power saw.
Step 2: Attach Legs or Base
Attach the legs or base of the coffee table to the plywood board. Screw the legs into the board with wood screws.
Step 3: Mount Tabletop Material
Mount the tabletop material, such as glass or marble, onto the plywood board. Secure it with wood screws and ensure that it is flush with the board.
Step 4: Add Finishing Touches
For a modern look, add finishing touches such as trim or paint. Use an electric sander to smooth out any rough edges and apply a coat of paint if desired.
Step 5: Enjoy Your New Coffee Table!
Your modern coffee table is now ready to be enjoyed. Add some books, magazines and decorations of your choice to customize it to your exact tastes.