Picture of Console Table
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The plans for this console table can be found at the below link. Full credit goes to the person who designed it. I made some slight modifications like lowering it a few inches because I wanted it to function as a sofa table. Also, I used old cedar fence boards for the bottom shelf.

Drawings and Original Instructions:


Step 1: Gather Matterials

Picture of Gather Matterials
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Tools Needed:

  • Power Saw
  • Electric Sander
  • Power Drill
  • Pocket Hole Jig

Materials Needed: (from linked website in the intro)

  • two 8′ 2″x2″ (cut into four 32″ pieces for the legs)

  • two 6′ 1″x2″ (cut 12 1/2″ and 42 1/2″ out of each 6′ board)

  • two 6′ 1″x3″ (cut 12 1/2″ and 42 1/2″ out of each 6′ board)

  • one 8′ 1″x10″ (cut two 4′ sections and glue up together to make a wide topeither 1/4″ sheet 3/4″ plywood OR scraps of 3/4″ plywood 12 1/2″ long at various widths to equal 42 1/2″wood glue1 1/4″ pocket hole screws for 3/4″ material (I used old cedar fence boards)

I got my materials from the local big box hardware store. The total cost for the lumber (white pine) was about $26.00. I picked up a pocket hole jig for $60.00. This jig is awesome, it makes very strong connections!

altomic1 year ago

when some one has had bad news then i usually console them on the couch. but each to their own.

mhallman79 (author)  altomic1 year ago
yoda69411 year ago
You are the smartest and greatest man I know
mhallman79 (author)  yoda69411 year ago
You're a gentleman and a scholar.

That's beautiful! Great job :D

mhallman79 (author)  jessyratfink1 year ago
Thank you! I'm rather pleased with how it turned out.