how to make your own farmhouse coffee table

How to Make Your Own Farmhouse Coffee Table

Are you looking for a unique, stylish coffee table for your living room? Take a look at the farmhouse style coffee table – perfect for the farmhouse fan looking to bring a bit of farm-inspired style into their home. Follow the steps below and with just a few simple materials and tools you’ll soon have your perfect one-of-a-kind coffee table.

What You Need

  • 2x2x8ft Boards
  • Table Saw
  • Drill
  • Random Orbital Sander
  • Wood Glue
  • Plywood
  • Paintbrushes
  • Wood stain and sealant of your choice


  1. Start by cutting two wide boards for the legs using a table saw. Cut two shorter boards for the frame and two longer boards for the shelf.
  2. Glue corner blocks in each corner and secure with clamps.
  3. Drill pilot holes into the frame, shelf and legs and attach them together with screws.
  4. Cut the plywood to size to fit the shelf.
  5. Sand the entire table to make it smooth. Make sure to get into all the edges and crevices.
  6. Once you’re finished sanding, apply the wood stain of your choice. Allow it to soak in before wiping off the excess. You may need multiple coats to get the color you want.
  7. Once the stain is dry, apply the sealant of your choice to give the table an even finish.
  8. Finally, enjoy your new farmhouse coffee table!

Making your own farmhouse coffee table may seem intimidating but it really isn’t that difficult. All it takes is the right tools, some simple materials and some patience. In no time at all, you’ll have a beautiful piece of furniture that you can be proud of.

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