Trestle Style Coffee Table with Parquet Top

Restoration Hardware inspired x base parquet table

Jamison from Rogue Engineer has come a long way since his very first build – a coffee table that he says came out so badly he won’t even post a picture of it. That very coffee table has sat in his formal living room “haunting” him each and every day. Now that Jamison has honed […Read More]

Steel-Frame Butcher Block Coffee Table

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Jenna of Jenna Halvorson Designs needed to find a use for a leftover six-foot slab of butcher block that was taking up precious space in her garage. Her husband had the genius idea to build a coffee table and found the perfect inspiration in a wood and metal table from Restoration Hardware. The couple purchased some steel and enlisted the help of a friend trained in welding. Jenna says, “It looks like a thousand dollar table and is sturdy as a rock. Which is great because it will double as a train table most of the time!”

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Library Coffee Table

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The girls from Shanty 2 Chic are such an inspiration when it comes to knockoff furniture pieces and totally make me want to hone my woodworking skills! Just check out this awesome library-style coffee table Ashley built with plans from Ana White. The generous tabletop and drawer storage makes it ideal for both decorating and daily use.

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Trundle Coffee Table

20 second tidy up trundle coffee table

Yesterday I shared the apothecary version of Ana White’s 20-Second Tidy Up Coffee Table. Well, here’s the original that features one large trundle drawer that makes toy cleanup a snap. Would you believe it only cost Ana about $50 to build and a couple hours of time? Would you believe your living room floor could […Read More]

Industrial Coffee Table

This project is actually a knock off of a knock off that was spurred on by the DIY factory cart table from Amy at The Blissful Bee. Emily from Gray Matter fell in love with Amy’s table, especially the idea of an old-looking table made from new wood. Emily got her husband on board to […Read More]

Factory Cart Coffee Table

Ever since the Restoration Hardware Factory Cart Table came out, Amy from The Blissful Bee has been dying to have it! Unfortunately, there was a price tag of about $1000 – and for Amy (and probably the rest of us, too!), that was out of the question. That’s when Amy and her hubby decided to […Read More]

Wood and Metal Coffee Table

Do you love the look of industrial style coffee tables but not the whopping price tag that accompanies them? Then check out how Amanda from The Ivy Cottage created her own with some boards and copper piping. DIY allowed Amanda to custom fit the table to her space and even modify the design to include […Read More]

Wood and Metal Coffee Table

After laying eyes on an industrial coffee, Ashley from The Handmade Home knew she had to have one of her own. A friend pointed her in the right direction for inexpensive metal and a welder. Ashley then designed and built the top herself using MDF and a stencil. She points out that the top can […Read More]