Distressed Wood Coffee Table – Undoubtedly, one of the star options is to build your own coffee table or lounge from four wooden boxes. There are plenty of reasons: it is fast, simple, economical and very versatile (wood accepts almost any varnish or paint). In addition, the table does not miss the main function of the box, which is none other than the storage, so you have a two for one.
Think if you want to paint the boxes beforehand or give them some kind of treatment. Many experts in DIY assure that it is better to do it beforehand to be able to handle the boxes with comfort but, especially if you are going to use spray or dyes, you can wait to see how it is finished. Choose the base for the distressed wood coffee table. These two are the most popular options: Use a table of resistant plywood with the same dimensions as the structure of the boxes.
Create a framework based on screwed wood boards, with one or more reinforcements in the center. Good home design recommends securing the slats with brackets (L-shaped fittings). Moment of creating the wooden structure. Join the boxes together with screws or glue, and fix them to your base. In case you have chosen a base in the form of a frame, place two or three strips in the central hollow of the distressed wood coffee table, screwed to the reinforcement strip.