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Ever look on the internet and see pictures of furniture and say, "i think i can build that". well i did that :) i saw this coffee table online and i really liked it http://www.upcyclethat.com/crate-coffee-table/2575/ if you dont want to go to the link to take a look at it the picture is posted to see what i am imitating. Built this coffee table over the weekend from scratch. Turned out pretty well if I do say so myself. It cost me roughly $50 build.

Tools: hammer, square, table saw, measuring tape, sander. 120 grit sand paper and 220 grit sand paper.

Materials: 1 1/4in finishing nails, 1" in wood screws, wood glue, 1-16inX21/32X8ft board, 4-2ftX2ft 1/4in plywood, wood stain

Step 1: Cuts

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Cut the 8ft board into 8 1ft sections. Cut the 2ftx2ft ply into 4inX2ft strips.
elcaiman80 made it!6 months ago
love it!
I've been wanting to do this forever lol
Pretty good job there ILOVEITTT
jhodges151 year ago
what are the thicknesses of the two boards???
SuzukiDHP (author)  jhodges151 year ago
The plywood was 1/4 and the board was 23/32
taz97971 year ago
326 Bulldogs right?

SuzukiDHP (author)  taz97971 year ago
Yeah that was my wifes Training Squadron. I Happened to be 323rd Vipers
dsantil711 year ago
That's awesome. I think it looks better than the one that inspired it!
SuzukiDHP (author)  dsantil711 year ago
Thank you!!! I really appreciate that :)
Beautiful work! It is cheap and very beautiful.
SuzukiDHP (author)  TrichogasterAzul1 year ago
Thank you! and its amazing how much you save when you make things yourself :)
Nice pink crocs! Lol
SuzukiDHP (author)  Blue42Eagle1 year ago
LoL my wife loves her pink crocs :P
I figure it you wear them, you own them (at least for the purposes of this instructable).

I have the same. For some inexplicable reason I paid Cdn$0.79 for them. They are, by the way, bubble gum coloured, not pink! LOL!
Nice work.
SuzukiDHP (author)  blanthegenius1 year ago
Thank you!
annieannie1 year ago
I Absolutely LOVEEEEE this idea!!! In fact I am going to do it for my play pen style of sofa, It's huge so it needs to have a nice large coffee table such as this and to have space to store items is only a bonus to it all. Thank you so very much!! Totally voted for ya!!
SuzukiDHP (author)  annieannie1 year ago
Thank you very much for the vote!!!! I'm so glad you like this coffee table. I hope your table make you as happy as mine does for me :)
MB-DK1 year ago
Really nice actually. Been looking to buy a new, square coffee table but now I think I am going to make this! Nicer than anything I have seen for sale :)
SuzukiDHP (author)  MB-DK1 year ago
I was in your same boat, it only took 2 hours to build so it's not very time consuming :) good luck!!!
This is amazing! I'm impressed that you actually built the crates instead of purchasing flimsy ones. And I want your bubble gum Crocs. What a steal!
SuzukiDHP (author)  thebeatonpath1 year ago
Thank you so much!!! Those are my wifes Crocs lol you'll have to fight her for them :P
SuzukiDHP (author)  liquidhandwash1 year ago
Thank you!!!
mcmonte1 year ago
Beauty and function, well done!
SuzukiDHP (author)  mcmonte1 year ago
Thank you so much!!!
odelagarza1 year ago
Wow good project, thanks for share, I´m waiting for weekend to start this,
SuzukiDHP (author)  odelagarza1 year ago
You're welcome and thank you!!!
platdujour1 year ago
Brilliant! I saw that original image. My version is still at the wishful thinking stage..
SuzukiDHP (author)  platdujour1 year ago
It only took about 2 hours to build so make your wishful thinking a reality :) it'll be faster if you have crates already built or a nail gun lol
Very nice job.... I'd love to have one like that. :)
SuzukiDHP (author)  mandrews-root1 year ago
Thank you so much!