Hey Friends! Today I am showing you how I made this beautiful Rustic Industrial Table, and trust me, this is an easy project! If you have been wanting to try a project this is a great place to start!
curtain tie backs repurposed into towel hooks.
I scored this metal base, plus a larger one, and a pair of small metal legs at a garage sale for $3! Talk about awesome!! They all had Tommy Hilfiger mdf tops on them and I knew I couldn't fit them in my car with the tops on, so I asked the lady if I could just take the legs. She brought me a screwdriver to remove the tops, and I got to leave them with her, while I went home with just the legs!
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If you don't have metal legs laying around ;) you can check online for metal table legs or hairpin legs that will look just as fabulous!
Kreg K5 Pocket-Hole Jig.
Kreg Rip-Cut and Ryobi Circular Saw to cut them to 19'' deep.
The strips I cut off ended up being 3'' wide, and I had two because I ripped both sets of boards. They were perfect, for making a shelf.
I also sanded them, you can see the difference in the bottom right photo above. The dark board is not sanded yet. This is a very dirty step, wear a mask!
I gave my metal base a fresh coat of oil rubbed bronze spray paint, and I was ready to put it all together!!
Kreg Right Angle Clamps to help hold my boards in place while I attach them.
You can see the unfinished underside of the top board, it is quite different than the finished support pieces!
Then I screwed on the base with 1/2'' screws and it was finished!
I decided to leave an open look by not putting on a back piece. It makes for easy access to magazines, remotes, books, and DVD's from either side. I am calling this a coffee table, but I secretly think it would make a great TV table as well since it is a few inches taller than a coffee table.
DIY Industrial Shelf post! Another easy DIY to get the look you want!
projects with weathered wood, my Reclaimed wood table still makes me swoon when I see it. :)
I hope you have been inspired to create something!
You can see more Rustic Industrial ideas on my blog here! Thank you so much for reading!