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10 DIY Console Table Ideas That Every Room Need

Our super cheap DIY Console Table Ideas offer a unique way to uplift the aesthetic appeal of your home. They are the best and most versatile furniture pieces that can be placed in any space and are great for your living room, bedroom, or hallway.

Best DIY Console Table Ideas

DIY Console Table Ideas

Our DIY Console Table Ideas series will be a great option to inspire you and create a beautiful and functional table for your home. With various materials and designs, you can make a rustic wooden table using reclaimed wood, a sleek industrial-style table combining metal and wood, or a contemporary table using glass and steel.

Uses Of Own Made Console Tables:

Creating your console table saves money and allows for customization, making it a highly versatile and functional addition to any living space. These tables serve numerous purposes, including a stylish storage solution in narrow hallways or entryways. Own-made console tables can also function as a convenient display area for cherished family photos, treasured collectibles, or vibrant plant arrangements, enhancing the overall ambiance of a room.

Common Material You Need For Making Console Tables Are:

Every Console Table Plan given has a brief list of materials you need for making it, but the most common supplies you must have are.

  • Wood
  • Glue
  • Measuring Tapes
  • Wood Cutting Tools ( Jigsaw, Miter Saw)

DIY Console Table Wood

DIY Wood Console Table

This amazing DIY Console Table is a great piece of furniture you can keep in your living room to make your space look more beautiful and cozy. It will give your living room, bedroom, or hallway a gorgeous look and be great for keeping some monumental picture frames or paintings.

Best Suitable For: Living Room

Materials Needed: 

  • 2x4 boards
  • Clamp
  • Gue


DIY Sawhorse Console Table

DIY Sawhorse Console Table

This DIY sawhorse console table will be an eye-catching way to add accessories, décor, and display items you love. It'll be a great addition to your home decor as an entryway console table, bedside table, or end table in any house room. You can make this table a perfect gift for the DIYer in your life, too.

Best Suitable For: Entryway or tv room

Materials Needed: 

  • (4) 2x2x8 boards (or two 2x4s if you make your own from this tutorial)
  • (1) 2x4x8 boards
  • (1) 2x8x8
  • 2 ½″ wood screws
  • Wood Glue

Tools Needed:

  • Miter Saw
  • Drill
  • Orbital Sander
  • Clamps
  • Measuring Tape


X Console Table

X Console Table

This Rustic X Console table will be a great conversation starter in your home decor. It's made of legs, which feature a distressed finish and a gorgeous rustic appearance to mimic a unique piece. This console is great for any room in your home and is an alternative to the expensive store-bought ones.

Best Suitable For: Indoor/ Outdoor

Materials Needed:

  • 2 ½" Pocket Hole Screws
  • 2 ½" Wood Screws
  • Wood Glue
  • 2" Brad Nails


DIY Sofa Table Plan

DIY Sofa Table

If you love making things by yourself, then this amazing DIY Sofa Table Plan will surely be a sophisticated option for you to try. This easy-to-build table is simple and easy to make; however, its eye-catching elegance will be an attraction in any room of your house. Make it all by yourself with the help of our plan, and be the envy of everyone who sees you rocking it like a boss!

Best Suitable For: Living Room

Materials Needed: 

  • (1) ¾” 4×8 sheet of plywood
  • (1) ½” 4×8 sheet of plywood
  • (4) 2x2x3 boards
  • (72) ¼” 3ft round dowels
  • (2) 9/16 x ¾ x 8 oak edge trim pieces
  • (1) drawer knob
  • 10″ drawer slides
  • 180, 220, and 320 grit sandpaper
  • Painters Tape
  • Edge banding
  • Wood glue
  • Clear glue

Tools Require:

  • Table Saw
  • Miter Saw
  • Drill
  • Kreg Jig
  • Brad Nailer


Modern DIY Console Table

DIY Modern Sideboard Cabinet

We've created a handy and adaptable piece you can use anywhere in your house. It's perfect as a media cabinet, a TV stand, or a sideboard in your dining room. This piece includes three big hidden drawers to tuck away remote controls and other items. The doors help keep your stuff out of sight, giving you more room for guests.

Best Suitable For: Any Area Of House

Materials Needed: 

  • 1 ½ sheets ¾″ oak plywood
  • ½ sheet ¼″ plywood for back
  • (1) 2x2x8 board
  • (2) 1x3x8 board
  • (2) pair inset concealed hinges
  • (2) pair overlay concealed hinges
  • (4) door pulls
  • Wood Glue
  • Edge banding
  • 1 ¼″ pocket hole screws
  • 2″ wood screws
  • 1 ¼″ wood screws
  • Wood finish of your choice

Tools Require:

  • Circular Saw and Saw Guide
  • Miter Saw
  • Pocket Hole Jig
  • Drill
  • Concealed hinge jig
  • Stapler/nail gun


DIY Console Table Ballard Design

DIY Console Table Ballard Designs

The Ballard Designs Authentic Table inspires this DIY console table creation. Our amazing design features a sitting room, storage, and display areas in one simple piece! This is great for any space to add extra storage or a coffee table to showcase your favorite books, plants, or decorative accents. We include four options for drawer hardware, which you can switch out based on what suits your space best.

Best Suitable For: Deck Or Entryway

Materials Needed: 

  • Lumber per the plans.
  • Miter Saw
  • Brad Nailer
  • Kreg Pocket hole Jig.
  • Power Drill
  • Sander and sandpaper
  • 1¼” pocket hole screws
  • 1 ¼” inch brad nails
  • Stain or paint of your choice.


DIY X-leg Console Table Rustic

Rustic X-leg Table with Plan

This easy farmhouse-style DIY X-leg console table is perfect for dining or living rooms. This simple project can be done with basic tools and in one weekend. The best part is that this build will give you years of rustic charm, plus it is made from 2x4s, which makes this project easy to build and very affordable, too.

Best Suitable For: Living Room

Materials Needed: 

  • Lumber per the plans
  • Miter saw
  • Kreg Jig. I use the K4.
  • Power drill
  • 2 ½” pocket hole screws
  • 2½” wood screws
  • Kreg face clamp
  • Kreg right angle clamp
  • stain or paint in the color of your choice.


Rustic DIY Console Table Wood

DIY Rustic Wood Console Table

This superb Rustic DIY Console Table is made from 100% reclaimed wood, giving it a personality that can't be matched. It features a stunning finish and built-in drawer storage furniture that doubles as a room divider. This table will make your space feel cozy and inviting. Place this table in your foyer or living room to make the most of its rustic appearance.

Best Suitable For: Dining Room

Materials Needed: 

  • Reclaimed 2×12″ lumber
  • Miter saw
  • Table saw
  • Jigsaw
  • Orbital sander
  • Multi-tool
  • Chisel
  • Hammer
  • Clamps
  • Level
  • Wood glue


Easy DIY Console Table

Easy To Make Table

This amazing DIY project will surely be a masterpiece for your home decor with minimal effort. You can use real or faux wood to create this table, and the paint you use must be a special kind of acrylic paint specifically made for this kind of project. The amazing instructions in this article are very helpful for novice DIY people who wish to build their furniture projects.

Best Suitable For: Passageway Or Entry Room

Materials Needed: 

  • pine boards
  • 12 pieces of 1x2x6’ select pine boards
  • 6 pieces of 2x2x6 select pine for the legs

Other materials:

  • Kreg jig for pocket holes
  • Kreg screws at 1 ¼” length
  • Pre-stain wood conditioner
  • stain
  • clear topcoat
  • white paint/water
  • rags for staining
  • nail gun and Brad nails
  • wax wood filler
  • jigsaw
  • miter saw
  • 150 grit sandpaper
  • 220 grit sandpaper
  • wood glue
  • clamps


DIY Console Table Plan Farm Style

Farmhouse Table

Console tables like this one are popular and always stay in style. This easy-to-follow, farmhouse-style DIY console table plan has straightforward steps and materials. You can adjust it according to your preferences. This could be the best DIY guide you'll ever use, and I hope you'll love it.

Best Suitable For: Living Room Or Hall

Materials Needed: 

  • 3 - 12x2x6s
  • 4 - 2x2x8s
  • 2 - 1x3x8s
  • (1) Project Panel (15.75" x 48")
  • 2 ½" Pocket Hole Screws

Main Tools Used

  • Kreg Jig
  • Kreg Right Angle Clamp
  • Drill


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