Build Your Own Tables

If you want a custom built table, learn how to build your own tables. In one weekend you can construct a kitchen, coffee or bedside table of your own design using this simple building method that includes legs, aprons and the table top. Attach the wooden members with simple brackets and screws and finish with paint or polyurethane.

Here are four examples of joining the table legs to the apron pieces, plus detail on attaching the legs and top. Click here for an enlarged image.
Here are four examples of joining the table legs to the apron pieces, plus detail on attaching the legs and top. Click here for an enlarged image.
Illustration by Len Churchill