Woodwork plans for a simple coffee table, each entity is a separate item and component so you can manipulate and measure them individually.
This contemporary compact coffee table design has a slight Japanese influence. A relatively easy project, there are nevertheless some critical design features that need to be thought about as you make it.
The drop-leaf coffee table in this issue is simple, in part because I purchased the pine legs already turned. You can, however, turn these legs yourself. The patterns are available to download in this Online Extra.
This is the free cutting diagram for this coffee table project as it appears in Workbench Magazine Issue 304. Look under the heading Projects.
A set of drawings for a Mission style coffee table. The plan consists of five pages in PDF format.
As with other Buildeazy.com projects this coffee table is designed with the home handyman or DIYer in mind. Joints that might require the expertise of a more seasoned woodworker are non-existent. Instead, all joints are secured with bolts and/or screws and maybe a bit of glue. Because of this, the project only requires the most basic of tools to undertake a professional job, but does not lack in strength.
How to make a simple but effective coffee table. The timber used in this project is cedar. Cedar is an expensive timber, but a much less expensive timber can be used.