Coffee Table

In this week’s episode of Get It Done, Peter and Annalien repurposes an old window by transforming it into a glass topped coffee table…

You will need:

PSR 18 Cordless Drill driver Skirting +/- 150mm high fancy type (Supawood/mdf/pine/Meranti)
PCM compound mitre saw Table sides 1600mm – 3 pieces
Jigsaw Legs – 4 pieces (Ready made)
Glass 6mm 1492 x 573 mm – 1 piece sides sanded
PRR roller sander Pine cleats 20mm – 1500 – 3 pieces
PFS 2000 spray gun 20mm Pine PAR
PEX 300 Eccentric sander 400 x 150 – 4 pieces
Varnish and paint
4 x 30mm screws
4 x 40mm screws
panel pin nails 25mm
wood glue

Follow these steps:

  1. Remove old hardware
  2. Remove any broken glass
  3. Sand and cover-up glass for painting.
  4. Cut sides to correct size (if necessary)
  5. Cut shape into sides (if required)
  6. Join all four sides
  7. Attach frame to window
  8. Attach legs
  9. Sand and varnish/paint
  10. Fill small window panes with pictures and Lay glass top into frame

Downloadable PDF

Click here to download the pdf plan for this project