2x4 Coffee Table

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Project by rcflyer23 posted 1672 days ago 8733 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished this Coffee table today. I made almost totally out of 2×4’s. The skirt is made from 1×3 Pine. The legs are 2×4’s as well. I enjoyed distressing the top of the table. I think it works pretty well in the room. It is similar to the coffee table on the side of the couch well, the top is the same the skirt and legs are different between the two.

-- Kevin, Davidson, NC

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#1 posted 1672 days ago

Good job

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#2 posted 1672 days ago

awesome job! 2×4s dont usually bring to mind nice furniture!

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#3 posted 1672 days ago

How did you finish it?

-- "Sorry I'm late. Somebody tampered with my brakes." "You should have been early, then."

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#4 posted 1672 days ago

Great results considering the source materials. Distressing does make the difference.

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#5 posted 1672 days ago

RC, reminds me a lot of the furniture I used to deliver as a part-time job when I was in the service. The company is still in business. Check out


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#6 posted 1672 days ago

JJohnston….. As far as finishing I applied a coat of stain to get down into all the cracks and crevices once that was dry I sanded the majority of it off. Did some additional distressing and then I stained the entire thing all over again. Then I sprayed it with about 4 coats of flat clear.

-- Kevin, Davidson, NC

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#7 posted 1672 days ago

Whit… I will take a look at the site. Thanks….

-- Kevin, Davidson, NC

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