Recycled coffee table from old doors

Lately people become more and more lazy and prefer to throw money for all sort of things instead of being creative and making it on their own. The next article presents how an ingenious creative person can make her own coffee table without much money and only with a little inspiration. We’ll see that besides the actual economy you’ll make, the greatest part comes with the joy of making something from scratch. The result is impressive, is unique and expresses your personality. You will be extra proud of you and your creation.

The coffee table we present is made from an old door. If you don’t have something similar at home, you can search for it at recycling center, such as The Rebuilding Center. This way, not only that you we spear some money, but you will also protect nature by recycling its materials. After you purchase your old door you should let your imagination fly away. Make first a project to be sure you will not have any surprises and start working.

The materials and tools needed for this coffee table were: a circular saw, a clamp down straight edge, a pocket hole jig, drill with various bits, wood glue, brush on polyurethane, disposable foam brush, half inch and one and a quarter inch wood screws, a set of 4 casters and, of course, the old door.

The first thing you should do is to cut the door into pieces.  After that, attach the sizes to the top, the base and the casters. After you assembled the table you can embellish it however you want, by polishing or painting it.{found on thissortaoldlife}.



Published by in DIY Projects, on March 25th, 2012

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