Chunky Farmhouse Coffee Table

A farmhouse coffee table that will change the whole outlook of a room? Sign me up!

There are tons of coffee table plans out there but I am so excited about presenting todays build! I have partnered with Kyle and Audrey over at "Hillbuildit Creations" to present the 3D plans to one of their original builds; "The Chunky Farmhouse Coffee Table"
 
 
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Now lets take a look at their Chunky Farmhouse Coffee Table.
Isn't she a beauty!!
Farmhouse Coffee Table that will bring a unique style to any living room space
Well thanks to Kyle and Audrey, and my 3D plan magic, now you can build it too with these awesome DIY coffee table plans!!
       
Dimensions:
Materials List:
2 - 4x4s @ 8ft
1 - 2x4 @ 8ft
1 - 2x6 @ 10ft
1- 2x10 @ 10ft
1- 2x10 @ 8ft
     
Cut List:

4 - 4x4s @ 16"

4 - 2x4s @ 17"

2 - 4x4s @ 19" ( 45 degree miter cut)

4 - 4x4s @ 8" ( 45 degree miter cut)

3 - 2x6s @ 33"

3 - 2x10s @ 36"

2 - 2x10s @ 27"

Tools Used:

Kreg Jig K4 Pocket Hole System

Ryobi 18V Brushless Hammer Drill

Ryobi 15-Amp 10 in. Sliding Miter Saw

Bessey Clamps


Step 1:

Attach the 2x4 brace (17") to the 4x4s (16") using a Kreg Jig K4 Pocket Hole System on a 1 1/2" setting, with 2 1/2" pocket hole screws to attach along with wood glue. There should be a 2" spacing from the 2x4 brace and the floor. Repeat step for the other side of the coffee table base.

 

 

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Step 2:

Attach the top 2x4 brace (17") to the 4x4s using a Kreg Jig K4 Pocket Hole System on a 1 1/2" setting, with 2 1/2" pocket hole screws to attach along with wood glue. The top 2x4 should be flush with the 4x4s. Repeat step for the other side of the coffee table base.

Step 3:

Attach the 4x4 brace (19") to the 2x4s using pilot holes and wood screws The 4x4 brace should be cut at a 45 degree angle. Repeat step for the other side of the coffee table base.

Before cutting Xs, measure against your assembled side and mark for best fit/cut. (4x4s braces in place of 2x4s shown in picture)

Farmhouse X Coffee Table

These Xs really make these DIY coffee table legs to die for!

Farmhouse X Coffee Table

Step 4:

Complete the X brace by attaching the 2 additional 4x4 braces (8") to the 4x4s using wood screws along with wood glue. The 4x4 braces should be cut at a 45 degree angle. Repeat step for the other side of the coffee table base.

Farmhouse X Coffee Table

Tip: Before cutting Xs, measure against your assembled side and mark for best fit/cut.

 

You should now have two finished base sides.

Step 5:

Assemble the bottom shelf by attaching the three 2x6 braces (33") together using a Kreg Jig K4 Pocket Hole System on a 1 1/2" setting, with 2 1/2" pocket hole screws to attach along with wood glue.

 

Step 6:

Attach the bottom shelf to the bottom 2x4 braces on the two base sides using a Kreg Jig K4 Pocket Hole System on a 1 1/2" setting, with 2 1/2" pocket hole screws to attach along with wood glue.

Farmhouse X Coffee Table

 

Step 7:

Assemble the coffee table top by attaching the 2x10s (36") using a Kreg Jig K4 Pocket Hole System on a 1 1/2" setting, with 2 1/2" pocket hole screws to attach along with wood glue. Note: These boards were ran through a jointer/planer, so check your measurements before cutting breadboard.

Farmhouse X Coffee Table

Step 8:

Attach the 2x10 bread boards to the assembled 2x10s using a Kreg Jig K4 Pocket Hole System on a 1 1/2" setting, with 2 1/2" pocket hole screws to attach along with wood glue.

Step 9:

Attach the tabletop to the assembled base using 3" wood screws.

and there you have it!
The Chunky Farmhouse Coffee Table
 
Lets have a good look at "Hillbuiltit Creations" build again!
For the finish, Kyle and Audrey used Minwax Early American for the table top with Semigloss polyurethane, and Cotton Blossom by Behr (with a base grey paint) for the bottom. (220-grit sand paper for distressing)
 
 
Moodyrock Regular

 

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