A console table can be often seen in entryways or living rooms, it’s a comfy piece for storage and can be styled for various holidays and seasons. If you can’t find a proper piece for your home or feel crafty, DIY a console for your space! Here are some tutorials to make consoles.
This little half console table is ideal for small entryways – it doesn’t require much space but provides enough storage for small stuff. This item is built of ready legs and some wood for the top, plus some more supplies, though you may just take a usual table and cut it in two if you don’t feel like building. Get inspired!
Would you believe that you can make this table for less than $50, from a single sheet of plywood? The piece looks modern and will easily fit a contemporary or mid-century modern or boho chic space and its catchy design is amazing, to highlight it even more, you may spray paint it in some bold color.
Build a DIY rustic X-leg console table that is easy and quick to build with the free plans. This piece with shelves is made using structural lumber so it’s great for your budget too! It will bring a cozy and warming up rustic feel to your space, and X-legs make this console more eye-catching.
This chic minimalist white console table won’t take much space and looks very elegant. It’s built of wood following the plans that are stated in the tutorial and then painted glossy white to make it look more minimalist and sleeker. Build one and if white isn’t your color, you may paint or spray paint it in any other colors.
Have you noticed the live edge slab trend that’s going on? A live edge slab is a board of wood that has only been milled on two sides, leaving the natural curves and imperfections from the outside of the tree. If you like this idea, you’ll like this tutorial, too! It will tell you how to make a cool console with a live edge floating top to add a bit of edge to your space.
Sawhorse legs give a rustic and cozy feel to the furniture and hence to the space. Like it? Then DIY this sawhorse console table for your entryway or living room. Stain your console table in some shade that you like and bring a heartwarming rustic touch to your space.
If you need a narrow console table to fit a blank wall next, look no further. There are free plans to make this half console table in vintage style: take ready legs in the style that you like and then add a tabletop of your choice. Read the tutorial to make the piece and enjoy!
Get exactly the amount of counter space and storage you need while DIYing this console table. This adaptable piece of furniture is the perfect accent piece for any room in your home. It has rather a modern feel with a black wooden base and a more natural tabletop, it’s sure to add style to your entryway.
Wood & Metal
If you need a more industrial or more modern touch for your space, combine a wooden tabletop with metal legs. This console table features a wooden stained tabletop and X metal legs. The table is extra tall but you can tweak yours if you are short and need it smaller. The style is super versatile and it could go with a variety of rooms whether you like more farmhouse, industrial or modern….all the more reason you should build it today!
This console is industrial and very chic, besides, it’s built of out of black pipe and wood salvaged from a barn – what a green idea! One of the great perks of building your own furniture is that you can customize it to fit your needs. There are so many sizes and fittings of black pipe, you can basically create any shape you want. Read the tutorial and go crafting!
This quick and unplanned hairpin leg console table has turned out to be a really great piece. This is an easy project that would be a great intro into furniture making. Since it’s a console table that doesn’t hold much weight, you won’t have to worry about building support into the underside of the table. Hairpin legs are extremely popular and will add a bit of edge to the space.
This chic console table is styled for a coastal space, and it’s an IKEA hack. You’ll need IKEA Vittsjo desk and some wood plus spray paint – read the tutorial to find out how to attach the tabletop and how to spray paint it first. If your interior isn’t coastal, think of other materials or colors.
Here’s one sleeker console built with hairpin legs. The tabletop is an imperfect piece of barnwood, you may also look for a live edge wooden slab for a tabletop. Attach the hairpin legs and voila! As for staining the tabletop, it’s up to you – whether it will be dark or light. Enjoy!