We compiled a collection of 10 diverse tables to get you into the shop, and your plates off the floor.
Here’s what you’ll find inside:
- Factory Cart Coffee Table Turn-of-the-century industrial chic for modern living rooms, this factory cart table is built for java and a book (but you could move a crankshaft in a pinch).
- Contemporary Coffee Table This coffee table is sturdy and easy to build – and its angled legs make a striking statement. Add contemporary flair to your living room with this original design.
- Game Table Checkers? Chess? Whatever your game, this little table is the perfect stage for a battle royale (and some quality time) with a friend or family member.
- A Picnic of a Build Whether you use it outside or for whimsical (and bug-free) indoor dining, this fun, easy-to-build picnic table is a perfect project for large meals with family and friends.
- Red Oak Coffee Table The secret to this complex-looking table? It’s super easy to build. Battens hold the top and shelf together, and screws and soda cans round out your supplies.
- A Tapered-leg Table You always need a little table, whether it’s bedside, couchside or on an outside, covered porch. This tiny, tapered-leg table goes wherever you need it.
- Victorian Side Table Show off your Shakespeare with an era-appropriate design. Complete with long top and a v-shaped bookshelf, this table would be at home in the Bard’s chambers.
- Limbert Tabourette Based on a 1905 table by Arts & Crafts furniture company Charles P. Limbert Co., this compact piece assembles easily thanks to a tricky (though very doable) rabbet.
- Nakashima-Inspired Table Inspired by mid-century maker George Nakashima and a deceased backyard cherry tree, this live-edge table design brings nature indoors with a truly unique piece.
- Shaker Trestle Table The kitchen table plays host to some of life’s finest memories. The Shakers surely understood this, and this simple trestle table adds stability to their classic design.