Crate Sofa Table

Assemble wood crates into a stylish sofa table that provides extra storage for your living room.

Crate Sofa Table

Assemble wood crates into a stylish sofa table that provides extra storage for your living room.

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Materials
(8) small wooden crates
(8) small wooden crates
(2) 1" × 1' × 52" Plywood for frame (top and bottom)
(2) 1" × 1' × 20" Plywood for frame (sides)
(4) ½" × 2" × 2" wood blocks
(4) caster frames and legs
Nail gun
1" brad nails
Paintbrush
Safety glasses
Drill
Polyurethane
Gloves
Paint rollers
Tape measure
Tape
Paint tray

Steps
  1. Lay the 1" × 1' × 52" plywood piece on the work surface and align four wooden crates evenly on top of it



  2. Put on safety glasses, and nail the crates to the frame with brad nails from the inside of the crates



  3. Stack the next four crates on top of each other and place the 1" × 1' × 20" plywood side piece on the side of the end crates. Then nail it in place from the inside of the crate. Repeat for the other side



  4. Next, lay the top frame piece on top of the crates



  5. Nail the top frame into the wooden crates



  6. Turn the crates face up on the work surface



  7. Place a caster frame on each ½" × 2" × 2" wood block. With a pencil, mark the position of the holes



  8. Drill holes into the pencil marks on the wood blocks



  9. Insert 1" wood screws in the holes and drill them only one-fourth of the way in



  10. Place the wood blocks at the bottom corners of the table, and continue to drill the screws into the crate table



  11. Twist the legs of the table into the designated areas on the caster frames



  12. Put on rubber gloves and pour polyurethane into a paint tray
  13. With a paint roller, roll the polyurethane all around the frame of the table



  14. After the frames are completely dry, nail the wood crates together for security