DIY sofa table are an elegant and functional addition to any living room. The piece gives living rooms a more polished look while providing extra storage space and area. Traditional sofa tables are proportional to the size of your couch, located behind or next to a sofa, and can be expensive depending on the size. Doing it yourself sofa tables is a more economical and customizable solution. Made with wood and timber, this rectangular coffee table can be painted and customized for your decor. Measure the height of your sofa using tape measure and plot out the dimensions of your coffee table accordingly.
Buy wood and glass at your local home improvement store and get it cut to match the size of the surface of the table, 48 by 18 inches. Your wood bottom should be two inches thick and your glass should be 1/4 inch thick. Then for DIY sofa table, buy six 2-for-2-inch pieces of timber cut to 33 inches high. These will act as the legs for the table. They should be cut to about three inches shorter than your actual desired height of the table to account for the table top and leg cushions to be attached once. Place the wooden top face down on the ground and mark the edges and corners where the legs should be attached using a pencil.
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Apply a sticky timber to the selected area and press the legs in the glue, twice two inches downwards and safely with the L-rail and wood screws. Sand, prime and paint or brush your sofa table legs and sides of color of your choice and leave it dry as per the manufacturer’s instructions. Then for DIY sofa table, turn the table over and repeat grinding, foundation and paint or stains on top and allow drying. Place the glass on top of the sofa table and secure it with a drop of silicon beneath the glass in each corner. Cut a felt strip to two and two inches and attach to the bottom of each table leg using a mounting square to protect your floor.