17 DIY Farmhouse Coffee Tables To Make Today (With Pictures)
The farmhouse decorating trend is very hot right now. From entryway benches to wall hangings, it’s everywhere. For instance, farmhouse tables are plentiful in stores and in furniture advertisements. For those of you that may want a farmhouse table but do not want to dish out the cash or you just want to be creative, here are DIY farmhouse coffee tables that are easy and inexpensive to make.
The 17 DIY Farmhouse Coffee Tables
1. DIY Farmhouse Square Coffee Table
|Materials:||Wood glue, paint, varnish or stain, plywood, and wood boards.|
|Tools:||Drill, miter saw or circular saw, pocket hole jig, a square, pocket hole screws|
This DIY Farmhouse Square Coffee Table tutorial provides you with a step-by-step tutorial or free building plans for completing this easy project. It requires only a few tools that most DIYers will have in their tool shed or garage and some basic DIY skills. If you don’t have the tools needed, you may be able to buy or rent them at your local Lowes or Home Depot.
Once you have completed the building process, you can get creative with color or stain. Paint the table two-tone or create a distressed look. The choice is up to you!
2. Farmhouse Coffee Table (Beginner & Under $40)
|Materials:||2×6 and 2×4 studs, 2×2 furring strips, self-tapping screws, wood glue, wood braces|
|Tools:||Safety glasses, sander, miter saw, drill, pencil, speed square, ear protection, tape measure|
This DIY Farmhouse Square Coffee Table has an e-book, video tutorial, and step-by-step instruction tutorial, so you have a choice of which one you would like to use to complete the table. If you want to move the project along and do not want to cut the boards yourself, the instructions provide a cut list so you can have them cut to size at your local hardware store.
The tools required for the project are basic tools that most DIYers have in the garage or tool shed. If you don’t have the tools, you can buy them at any local hardware store.
Once you have completed the build, you can finish the project with paint or stain. The DIY’er in the video did not fill in the drill holes to give the table some character. You can also fill them in with wood filler before painting or staining your table.
3. DIY Square Farmhouse Coffee Table
|Materials:||Lumber, screws, wood filler, polyurethane, paint, or stain|
|Tools:||Impact driver and drill, tape measure, sanding block, protective gear, miter saw|
Here is another easy DIY Square Farmhouse Coffee Table for a DIY beginner. The instructions are easy to follow and detailed for a beginner. You can also watch the video tutorial if that is your preference.
The tools needed for the project are basic tools that are found in most homes or can be purchased at your local hardware store. Most hardware stores will also cut the boards to size if you don’t have a saw or prefer to not cut them yourself.
Once the building of the table is complete, you can paint or varnish the project to match your décor.
4. How to Make a Farmhouse Pallet Coffee Table
|Materials:||Pallets, paint, screws, paint or stain, wheels|
|Tools:||Reciprocating saw or Sawzall, sander or sanding block, drill, tape measure, jig|
This step-by-step tutorial on How to Make a Farmhouse Pallet Coffee Table is simple and easy to follow. It requires basic tools that you may have at home or can be purchased at your local hardware store. The project is a great repurposing project that you can complete in a few hours.
Once you have the table assembled, you can paint or stain it. If it matches your décor, you can leave it naturally distressed and apply a protective coat on it.
This would be great on an enclosed patio or deck.
5. DIY Chunky Farmhouse Coffee Table
|Materials:||Wood, wood screws, wood glue, biscuits, pocket hole screws, wood dowels, Z clip fasteners|
|Tools:||Jig, hammer drill, miter saw, BESSEY clamps, and biscuit joiner|
The DIY Chunky Farmhouse Coffee Table is a project that may need someone that has basic woodworking skills. There are step-by-step instructions to complete the DIY project, but you will need to purchase the plans for the cut list. This may be a project for someone that has done other DIY projects in the past. It may not be good for the DIY beginner, however.
If you take on the project or purchase the plans, you will end up with a beautiful farmhouse coffee table that can be painted or stained. The distressed look with basket storage on the bottom shelf also makes a great farmhouse look.
6. Farmhouse Style Coffee Table
|Materials:||Old thrift store coffee table, wood studs, paint, stain, screws, polyurethane|
|Tools:||Sander or sandpaper, drill|
This Farmhouse Style Coffee Table is a project that was completed with a few boards, screws, and an old coffee table for the local thrift shop. It is an easy DIY project for someone on a tight budget. If you like to be creative and repurpose things, this is a great idea.
Once you have finished applying the boards, you can paint or stain the table any color you choose.
7. DIY 8 Board Farmhouse Coffee Table
|Materials:||Wood, screws, wood glue, nails, pocket hole screws, paint or stain, and decorative corners (optional)|
|Tools:||Jig, pencil, tape measure|
If you are looking for an easy project to do, this DIY 8 Board Farmhouse Coffee Table is inexpensive and easy to do. It requires basic carpenter tools that can be found in most homes or tool cabinets. The materials for the project are minimal so it should not put a dent in your budget. If you do not have the tools to complete the project, you can have the boards cut to size at your local hardware store. If you need tools, they also can be purchased at most hardware stores.
Once you have completed building the table, get creative. Paint or stain the table two-tone or give it a distressed look. Do something that will complement your existing décor.
You can print the plans for this project at the end of the post or follow the step-by-step in the post.
8. DIY Farmhouse Style Coffee Table
|Materials:||Wood boards, furring strips, screws, stain, or paint|
|Tools:||Saw, drill, drill bits, gloves, sanding block, chip brush|
This easy step-by-step DIY Farmhouse Style Coffee Table is an ideal project for a beginner. The tools needed to do the project are found in many homes or can be borrowed from a friend or relative. Most hardware stores will even cut the boards to size for you.
It is an inexpensive farmhouse coffee table that can be painted or stained to accent a remodel project or fit your existing décor. You can even add some decorative hardware to the project to personalize it to your liking.
9. DIY Farmhouse Coffee Table with Storage
|Materials:||Wood boards, plywood, pocket hole screws, grabber screws, nails, wood filler, wood glue, hinges, supports|
|Tools:||Accu-cut, wood clamp, pocket hole jig, circular saw, miter saw, table saw, drill, tape measure, impact driver, sander, nail gun|
This Farmhouse Coffee Table with Storage is an excellent project for someone that wants extra storage for blankets and pillows, toys, or games. It is not a project for the beginner, however. The table is easy to build for someone that has carpentry experience and tools. It would be a terrific addition to a family room. Who does not need extra storage?
The table can be painted, stained, or left natural for a rustic look. The farmhouse look has varying options with color patterns and choices so be creative and have fun with it.
10. Rustic Farmhouse Coffee Table
|Materials:||Wooden boards, ½ inch trim screws, wood glue|
This DIY Rustic Farmhouse Coffee Table tutorial is your go-to resource to create a charming centerpiece for your home. At a moderate difficulty level, this project is perfect for those with basic DIY skills, a drill, and a saw.
With dark-toned wooden boards, this coffee table adds a warm, welcoming, and rustic touch to any room. To bring it to life, you’ll need ½ inch-trim screws and wood glue, which can be easily obtained. The step-by-step tutorial will provide clear guidance throughout the building process.
11. Fancy X Farmhouse Coffee Table by Ana white
|Materials:||Wooden boards, self-tapping wood screws, pocket hole screws, and finish nails.|
|Tools:||Sandpaper, drill, saw|
Indulge in the beauty of the Fancy X Farmhouse Coffee Table with this detailed tutorial by Ana White. This elegant piece of furniture combines the farmhouse style with sophistication. It’s a stunning addition to any living room.
The step-by-step instructions provide all the information you need to tackle this project. The tutorial ensures that even intermediate-level DIY enthusiasts can confidently take on the challenge.
The result is an eye-catching coffee table with crossed sides. The sturdy build and attention to detail make it a functional and durable addition to your home.
12. Large Farmhouse Coffee Table by rogue engineer
|Materials:||Wooden boards, wood glue, biscuits, wood screws, tabletop mounting clips|
|Tools:||Drill, circular saw, jointer, planer, biscuit joiner, clamps, jigsaw, chisel, tape measure, pencil, safety glasses, hearing protection|
Create a statement piece for your living room with this Large Farmhouse Coffee Table plan. This coffee table makes a bold impact with its generous size and rustic farmhouse charm.
For this project, you will need a selection of wooden boards and other common materials. Most of them can be easily found at your local home improvement store. The plan also uses pocket hole joinery and basic techniques to make a sturdy coffee table.
The generous dimensions of this large farmhouse coffee table provide ample surface area. You can use it to display decor, hold beverages, and accommodate game nights.
13. Angled Farmhouse Coffee Table by Build Basic
|Materials:||Top fasteners, wood screws, pocket hole screws, finish nails, wood glue, and wooden boards|
|Tools:||Tape measure, table saw, miter saw, pneumatic nail gun, drill, paddle bit, pocket hole jig, Kreg jig right angle clamp, bar clamps, speed square|
This Angled Farmhouse Coffee Table is the perfect way to add some uniqueness to your living room. It’s a stylish and contemporary twist on the classic farmhouse design. The plan includes detailed instructions to guide you through construction.
This coffee table’s distinctive design adds visual interest to any space. The angled legs provide a contemporary touch, while the farmhouse elements maintain a sense of warmth and familiarity.
14. Live Edge Farmhouse Coffee Table by DIY Huntress
|Materials:||Live edge lumber, Varathane super glaze in aged brown, Varathane super glaze in clear, metal table legs|
|Tools:||Router & straight cut bit, sander, bowtie inlay kit, epoxy mixing tools, wire brush/attachment|
The DIY Live Edge Farmhouse Coffee Table introduces rustic charm and organic beauty to any living space. This one-of-a-kind furniture piece celebrates live edge wood’s natural form and unique character. It adds a truly distinctive touch to your home decor.
The live edge wood slab is at the heart of this design. It’s known for its raw and untouched edge, which provides a stunning focal point. The tutorial offers insights on selecting the right wood slab, ensuring you find one that showcases the natural beauty and grain patterns that resonate with your style.
15. Industrial Farmhouse Coffee Table by Jen wood house
|Materials:||Wooden boards, wood glue, pocket screws, nails, and wood stain|
|Tools:||Drill, sandpaper, clamps, tabletop fasteners|
If there’s any decor style that blends perfectly in a farmhouse-style home, it’s industrial. The iron base of this Industrial Farmhouse Coffee Table is the perfect moody accent you’ve been looking for. Plus, this table is incredibly easy to build!
It only takes some basic woodworking tools and a few hours of your time. Once you’re done, you’ll have a rustic coffee table that costs under $100 to build. It perfectly combines the warmth of farmhouse style with the rugged appeal of industrial design.
16. Paneled Farmhouse Coffee Table by Rogue Engineer
|Materials:||Simpson strong-tie shelving hardware kit, rigid tie connectors, wafer head screws, gusset angles, and wooden boards.|
|Tools:||Drill, miter saw, brad nailer, tape measure, pencil, safety glasses, hearing protection|
Those with a free weekend can take on a tricky project like the Paneled Farmhouse Coffee Table. You’ll spend quite a few hours sawing and sanding, but the result is worth the effort. The paneled table top showcases a wide color range, including cool grays and warm browns.
Plus, the metal accents on the table corners add the perfect industrial finish. The best part about this table is that it’s multi-tiered. That means you have plenty of space to store and display your coffee table books.
17. Two-Tiered Farmhouse Coffee Table by Addicted 2 DIY
|Materials:||Alder boards, wood glue, pocket screws, drawer slide jigs, cabinet hardware jigs, wood screws, tabletop fasteners, Forstner bits, and wood stain|
|Tools:||Table saw, thickness planer, clamps, sander, miter saw|
This Two-Tiered Farmhouse Coffee Table combines style with functionality in the best way. It’s the perfect project for anyone hoping for more storage in their home without ruining the farmhouse charm. The two tiers, along with two big drawers, provide plenty of additional space.
Plus, the design is sleek and simple. The light-colored lumber works perfectly with the straightforward design of the table to create the ideal minimalistic centerpiece. It amplifies storage in your home without making a statement.
These farmhouse DIY coffee tables are excellent for DIYers that are just beginning to learn some basic woodworking or building skills. The tools required are mostly inexpensive and easy to use. The tutorials are great for parent and child weekend projects and for households looking to save a few dollars. Start building and enjoy your new table!
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