Chunky Farmhouse Coffee Table

 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"
 
 
This is one of many of their awesome builds! Click Here to check out more of their awesome work!!
  
Now lets take a look at their Chunky Farmhouse Coffee Table.
Isn't she a beauty!!
Well thanks to Kyle and Audrey, and my 3D plan magic, now you can build it too!!
       
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"

Step 1:

Attach the 2x4 brace (18") 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 (18") 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 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 4x4 brace should be cut at a 45 degree angle. Repeat step for the other side of the coffee table base.

Step 4:

Complete the X brace by attaching the 2 additional 4x4 braces (8") 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 4x4 braces should be cut at a 45 degree angle. Repeat step for the other side of the coffee table base.

 

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.

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.

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)
 
Be sure to tag @smashingdiy and @hillbuildit_creations on Instagram
to show us your go at the Chunky Farmhouse Coffee Table.
Happy Building! and don't forget to Pin!

 

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