These free end table plans will walk you through every step of building a side table that you can use anywhere in your home. It can act as a place to sit down items as well as a piece of furniture that ties together your decor. All the plans include building instructions, photos, diagrams, and lists of what you need. From start to finish, they'll walk you through the process of building one of these gorgeous end tables. Make two while you're at it and you'll have a matching pair.
There are many different styles of DIY end tables here including modern, mid-century modern, farmhouse, industrial, rustic, and contemporary. Don't be afraid to make your own customizations to change the look to make it special for you and your home. Details like changing the finish or painting it in a splashy color will help you create a unique look you'll love.
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DIY Side Table
This gorgeous DIY side table would look good no matter what your style is. Its generous size and lower shelf make it extra special. Unbelievably, you can build it for just $35 in only four hours. The free plan includes a tools list, materials list, cut lists, and step-by-step building directions with diagrams and photos.
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Mid-Century Modern End Table
The people in love with mid-century modern style are going to want to build this DIY end table right now. This design features a drawer, open shelving, and those iconic tapered legs. It's more of an advanced end table build and is perfect for the intermediate woodworker.
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Modern End Table
This DIY modern end table was inspired by a much pricier version at Crate & Barrel that will set you back over $300. With this free plan, you can build it yourself for less than $30. It has a great minimalist design and you could either stain or paint it to match your room.
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Crate Side Tables
Here's a free plan for a rustic end table that's finished to look like a shipping crate. This is a straightforward project that only uses a few sizes of boards. It would be great for those wanting to try their hand at building furniture.Continue to 5 of 14 below.
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DIY Mid Century Side Table
This free DIY mid-century end table would be perfect for a bedroom. Although it looks complicated, it's really not. The top is made from a wooden round and a cake pan! Tapered legs finish off the design to make this a unique piece you'll love for years to come.
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Rustic X Base DIY End Table
In just a few hours you could have a set of these DIY end tables, including the sanding and staining. The supplies list is short and sweet, and before you know it you'll have an end table that will look great in any room of your home.
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Brass Nesting Tables
Inspired by a Jonathan Adler design, these brass nesting tables will add a lot of style to your home. It's a simple project that's more DIY than building. It uses decorative sheet metal and wooden rounds to create the tables.
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Paint Stick Table Top
This DIY project uses an existing end table where you use paint sticks to create a herringbone design on the top. The results are jaw-dropping and you don't need any type of saw to make it. It would also make a great converted game table.Continue to 9 of 14 below.
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With just $12 and a trip to Target, you can create this spool-style accent table that makes a great casual end table. Besides building instructions, there are also instructions on how to distress the wooden top to get the same look as seen here.
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Hairpin End Table
Create a classic hairpin end table that will be the envy of all your friends and family with this free plan. The plan also includes a coffee table size and you can use the tutorial to make either one or even both. The table top is finished with a white wash pickling, creating a neutral and sophisticated look. The hairpin legs really tie the whole table together.
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Natural Tree Stump Side Table
Bring the outside in with this free end table plan that shows you how to make a table from a tree stump. This West Elm copycat would look great in a bedroom, office, or even the living room. All the steps from stripping to staining are included so you can get a great look that will last for years.
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Ballard Knockoff Spool Side Table
Here's a DIY end table for the farmhouse-style fans out there, especially those that are fans of the decorating catalog Ballard Design. This end table is the perfect mix of farmhouse and rustic making it a great choice. The top comes off and you can use the fabric lined inside for magazines or toys. Extra storage is always appreciated! It's an easy project that's great for the beginner.Continue to 13 of 14 below.
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Crate & Pipe Industrial End Table
Rustic meets industrial in this end table project that's free for you to download and use. This industrial end table plan is a combination of a crate and copper piping. Copper tube straps are used to attach everything and you can use whatever spray paint color you like to finish it. There are no power tools or woodworking skills required.
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Mini Patterned Side Table
Mini doesn't have to mean less, especially when it comes to this end table. If you have a tight space or are simply looking for something minimal, this mini-patterned side table is the perfect fit. This power tool free project will have you taping and painting the top to create the modern pattern. You could really change up the pattern to reflect your unique style. Then you'll learn how to add the legs and finish the project up. This is just the perfect size to hold the essentials.