Build a Plywood Coffee Table in 6 Easy Steps

When creativity is at its height and you’re inspired to take on a furniture-building project, check out Make magazine’s guide to building a coffee table out of plywood. By building yourself you can customize the project to fit your style and budget. It’s a relatively easy project that should take only about two to three hours.

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You can build this plywood coffee table in 6 steps:

  1. Get the wood.
  2. Measure the wood.
  3. Cut the wood.
  4. Cut the slots.
  5. Test assemble, and set the pegs.
  6. Finish.

Materials and Tools:

  • Plywood, 3/4″ thick, 4’x4′ sheet
  • Wooden pegs, 1″x1/4″ (4)
  • Stain and finish
  • Ruler
  • Safety goggles and gloves
  • Sandpaper
  • Saw

When you have gathered your materials and reviewed the basic steps, follow Make magazine’s instructions for putting the plywood coffee table together.

Schutte Lumber Company in Kansas City has a variety of plywood options, including hardwood plywood such as birch, cherry, and import-grade birch, pre-finished and pre-sanded plywood, and eco-friendly plywood. Call us at (816) 892-3398 to see what we have in stock.

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