Looking for the perfect coffee table? Why buy when you can DIY! Check out these DIY coffee table ideas with woodworking plans so you can make your own!
I'll admit it...I still have an IKEA coffee table in our living room. Our house is full of custom built furniture made by yours truly, but I haven't gotten around to replacing the coffee table yet.
And it really needs to be replaced. The bottom shelf sags, and there are permanent coffee cup stains on the white papery surface that covers what is basically a cardboard frame. Ugh!
I was brainstorming DIY coffee table ideas and browsing the internet for inspiration. In my search, I found a ton of great options built by other bloggers, with woodworking plans available so you can make your own! Here are some of my favorites...
This is a great beginner project and you don't even have to pour concrete! Just grab a few inexpensive pavers from the garden section of the home improvement store and build the simple base out of wood. I built a grill station using the same trick!
The herringbone pattern of this DIY coffee table takes it to the next level! Don't worry about cutting all those angles...leave the pieces long and trim them square when you're done assembling the top!