How to Make a Nightstand From Wooden Hangers || DIY Side Table

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Introduction: How to Make a Nightstand From Wooden Hangers || DIY Side Table

Majority of us are hoarders of all kinds of hangers. Despite having enough hangers at home, we still buy new sets from time to time. We are all guilty of keeping the old ones even after we have bought new sets. Instead of throwing them away, i was able to convert them into a mini coffee table or nightstand. You can make use of your old hangers and turn them into a coffee table.

Step 1:

Materials:

4 wooden coat hangers (choose the ones that lay mostly flat and don’t curve up or down)

2 piece of wood, 59*30 cm

2 piece of wood, 15*30 cm

2 piece of wood, 25*11 cm

2 piece of wood, 49.5x11 cm

2 piece 250 mm long drawer slides.

L brackets 4

Tools:

- Japanese saw

- Screwdriver

- Pocket hole holder

- Right angle ruler

- Milling machine

- Orbital sander

- Clamps

Step 2:

First of all, I have made the legs out of hangers. I folded two hangers and drilled them and connected with screws

Step 3:

Now I will make the case of the box. I used 2 boards 59x30 cm and 2 boards 30x15 cm. I cut them with my Japanese saw and sanded them with sandpaper.

Step 4:

I connected the Board with the help of clamps and drilled the holes. Then I added carpenter's glue PVA and connected the boards with screws

Step 5:

In order not to see the holes from the screws, I will connect the top of the box to the hidden connections. I used a conductor for hidden connections. It is very easy to use. This is a great option for beginners. It remains to wait until the glue dries.

Step 6:

When the glue dried, I decided to round the sharp corners with an edge cutter. Then I sanded it with sandpaper. I covered the resulting box with Watco Danish oil

Step 7:

Now I will make a pull-out shelf. I used 2 boards 25x11 cm and 2 boards 49. 5x11 cm. I made a groove with a milling cutter. The bottom of the plywood box will be inserted into this slot. For the drawer, I used a 250 mm long drawer slides.

Step 8:

Now I did a facade for a pull-out drawer. I painted it white and screwed on the handle.

Step 9:

It's time to attach the legs to the box. I used L-shaped corners. To add stability to the nightstand, I connected the legs with the help of slats.

Step 10:

Here is such a nightstand I got.

IT can be used as a coffee table, as a stand for a projector, or a bedside shelf. Now all my remote controls will be in their place)

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    14 Comments

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    Remigiusz
    Remigiusz

    1 year ago on Introduction

    Very good, it will be useful not only at home, but also for a folding table for picnick / camping

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    Aarav G
    Aarav G

    1 year ago

    That's so perfect mate

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    GottaLoveProjects

    Wow, using hangers for legs is one of those examples of 'out of the box' thinking that I wish I had come up with! Well played Sir! :)

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    Polkilo
    Polkilo

    Reply 1 year ago

    Thank you so much:))

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    Entropismo
    Entropismo

    1 year ago

    So interesting. Those legs are awesome

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    MarkH342
    MarkH342

    1 year ago

    Very creative. And great photos!

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    Polkilo
    Polkilo

    Reply 1 year ago

    Thank you;))!

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    cjraabe
    cjraabe

    1 year ago

    Those legs! WOW. Another great idea to add to my stash. The table is really versatile, too. Recommend a pull with a less farmhouse vibe.

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    Polkilo
    Polkilo

    Reply 1 year ago

    Thank you so much:))

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    LincolnsCreations
    LincolnsCreations

    1 year ago

    That's a really cool way to make legs, I might have to try this one.

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    Polkilo
    Polkilo

    Reply 1 year ago

    This is the most simple lags that I ever made :) all you need is to find 4 identical wood hangers. They must be the same length and size:) they all look the same, but when you try to find identical :)))

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    Alex in NZ
    Alex in NZ

    1 year ago

    This is so imaginative! Those legs are just amazing. Well done and thank you for sharing your ideas :-)

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    Polkilo
    Polkilo

    Reply 1 year ago

    Thank you so much:)) I'm glad you like it))