How to Build a Sofa Table From a Cable Drum

Here is an easy tutorial on how to make a cable drum table. If it is to rustic for you, paint it or give it an oil treatment

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How to Build a Sofa Table From a Cable Drum
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Find a cable drum with the desired height an width. I wanted min low and wide

Find a cable drum with the desired height an width. I wanted min low and wide

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Place the wheels

Place the wheels

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3
Make sure the wheels don't stick out, or it will annoy you later on...

Make sure the wheels don't stick out, or it will annoy you later on...

4
Drill a hole before screwing the screws in. This will prevent the wood from splitting

Drill a hole before screwing the screws in. This will prevent the wood from splitting

5
2 screws for each wheel should do. If - like in my case - the screws are to small, add a washer

2 screws for each wheel should do. If - like in my case - the screws are to small, add a washer

6
Remove small nails and stuff

Remove small nails and stuff

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Be patient, there might be a lot...

Be patient, there might be a lot...

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Don't remove the large nails, they hold the drum together. If they stick out, use a hammer and a piece of metal to lower them

Don't remove the large nails, they hold the drum together. If they stick out, use a hammer and a piece of metal to lower them

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Sand it down, not to much or it will ruin the rustic look. Optional: oil

Sand it down, not to much or it will ruin the rustic look. Optional: oil

10
And you're done 🐒

And you're done 🐒

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