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8 ways to make a coffee table

Jason
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A coffee table can be more than just place to rest your cuppa – it can also showcase your personal sense of style and be a real feature of the room.

 

Get inspiration from these coffee-table projects shared by clever and creative Bunnings Workshop community members and let us know if we can help you with building or upcycling your own piece.

 

1. Upcycled coffee table with leather handles by @lifestylebymari 

 

Bunnings Workshop member Mari used black leather handles to add a classy touch to this upcycled coffee table.

 

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2. Crayon inlay coffee table by @MitchellM 

 

Mitchell used colourful crayons to create a unique finish for this stunning feature piece.

 

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3. Recycled hardwood flooring coffee table by @She_Skills 

 

Workshop member Meg used hardwood flooring to make this beautifully crafted coffee table finished with hard wax oil.

 

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4. Recycled timber and steel coffee table by @Starkers_17 

 

Workshop member Sean recycled timber from 50-year-old bed posts and 20-year-old steel to make this impressive table.

 

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5. Coffee table with recycled hardwood top by @JoeAzza 

 

Joe combined a recycled hardwood tabletop with Tasmanian Oak frame and legs.  

 

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6.  Dowel and spool coffee table by @Winnie10 

 

Bunnings Workshop member Winnie secured half-round dowels to an old cable spool to create this striking design.

 

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7. Upcycled coffee table with stain and paint by @DanaR 

 

Bunnings Workshop member Dana did a terrific job of revitalising an old table that had been thrown out.

 

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8. Coffee table made with project panel boards by @PatUdara 

 

Skilled Workshop member Pat custom-built a timber coffee table to suit his own living space.

 

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How to build a coffee table 

 

Experienced contributor Rob @Peggers put together the step-by-step guide How to build a simple coffee table using pallet timber.

 

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You can also check out these simple step-by-step instructions: How to make an art-deco style coffee table.

 

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More inspiration for your home

 

For more clever ideas, check out our Top 10 most popular indoor furniture projects.

 

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