How to Make a Coffee Table for $80

Why spend $500+ or buy a cheap IKEA-like when you can do it yourself??

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How to Make a Coffee Table for $80
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Buy supplies and if you don't know how to cut or have a saw, Home Depot will do it for you for a cost.

Buy supplies and if you don't know how to cut or have a saw, Home Depot will do it for you for a cost.

2
Follow this convenient guide for the pieces you will need

Follow this convenient guide for the pieces you will need

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3
Precut all pieces

Precut all pieces

4
Assemble the side panels and connect with the rails

Assemble the side panels and connect with the rails

5
Use your first of three ripped sheets of plywood to secure the base of the table

Use your first of three ripped sheets of plywood to secure the base of the table

6
Double check and make sure everything is square and plumb

Double check and make sure everything is square and plumb

7
Install the drawer stops

Install the drawer stops

8
Build your drawers

Build your drawers

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Hold the drawers in place to mark the outside drawer piece centered in its location, add support pieces for your next 2 pieces of plywood, and fill holes with wood filler.

Hold the drawers in place to mark the outside drawer piece centered in its location, add support pieces for your next 2 pieces of plywood, and fill holes with wood filler.

10
Find a drawer pull that works for you (I used old library card catalog pulls)

Find a drawer pull that works for you (I used old library card catalog pulls)

11
Sand your table with a fine sandpaper

Sand your table with a fine sandpaper

12
Stain with the stain of your choice

Stain with the stain of your choice

13
Enjoy!

Enjoy!

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