Picture of Cantilever night stand (with USB charging)
This is a great simple to build nightstand that looks very futuristic and is very practical. You can buy everything you need at Home Depot, and can build the whole table in two days (depending on how long it takes for the stain to dry). A special addition of this table: it has a USB charger plug built in! I'll explain how to wire a plug in this instructable. 

Step 1: Tools

Picture of Tools
Here are the power tools you will need:

Jig saw (or dremel/router)
Circular saw (or table saw, or jig saw)
A ton of clamps 

Hand tools:

Screw driver (umm...if you don't have one, buy one anyways)
Mallet and wood chisel (helpful to make grooves)

BigMrTree2 years ago
Wow, nice job!! This is an awesome piece. Great design and useful as well. I've got a couple pieces of glass I salvaged from some old scanners, I believe I just found a good use for them!!
samr37l (author)  BigMrTree2 years ago
Oh, that's a great idea! Depending on how heavy the glass is, you might want to make the angle larger to make sure the whole thing doesn't fall over.