Build your own Modern Farmhouse Side table with off the shelf lumber and basic power tools. Our step by step plans make it easy.
Can also be used as a nightstand or bedside table.
- 1 - 1x10 @ 8 feet long
- 2 - 1x4 @ 8 feet long
- 2 - 2x4 @ 8 feet long
- 4 - 1x10 @ 23-3/4"
- 4 - 1x4 @ ~18-1/2"
- 4 - 1x4 @ ~25-1/4"
- 2 - 2x4 @ ~18-1/2"
- 4 - 2x4 @ 17"
- 8 - 2x4 @ 5-1/2" - long point to long point measurement, both ends cut at 45 degrees off square, ends NOT parallel
Cut the 1x10 into four pieces, each 23-3/4" long.
Either glue and let dry or use 3/4" pocket holes and 1-1/4" pocket hole screws to attach two together on long edge.
Measure the depth and cut 1x4 to match - should be about 18-1/2".
Attach with 1-1/4" brad nails and wood glue.
Measure and cut the 1x4 sides to fit the open sides.
Attach with 1-1/4" brad nails and glue.
Build the 2x4 leg sets with 2" brad nails and glue.
Attach inside the upper shelf.
Attach open ends of the 2x4 legs to the bottom shelf with screws (preferably) or nails.
Make sure the legs are attached level, then attach the cross braces at 45 degrees.
We apologize if there was an error in this plan. Please help us out and report any errors here.