15 DIY Side Table Ideas That Are Easy And Cheap To Build

15 DIY Side Table Ideas That Are Easy And Cheap To Build



Side tables are modest, occasional tables that are placed at the side of a sofa or an armchair. They can be very useful, not just as a place to put your personal things on or to hold an extra bedside lamp, but with the right design it can be a fantastic decor piece for your home.

Here we present you 15 side tables that you can build yourself from scratch or by repurposing other items.

1. Gold Hexagon End Table

Gold Hexagon End Table

This beautiful gold hexagon table is sure to give any room an elegant feel. (DIY tutorial: Pneumatic Addict)

2. Rustic End Table

Rustic End Table

Build a rustic end table from the sliced portion of a tree trunk and a trio of hairpin legs. (DIY tutorial: eHow)

3. Side Table From an Old Suitcase

Side Table From an Old Suitcase

Give your old suitcase a new life by turning it into unique side table with bonus storage. Perfect for a home that has an eclectic taste. (DIY tutorial: The DIY Diary)

4. Industrial Side Table

Industrial Side Table

This two-tiered side table is both useful and stylish, ideal for modern living. (DIY tutorial: The Golden Sycamore)



5. Log End Table

log end table

Turn leftover firewood into an end table or stool. (DIY tutorial: HomeMade Modern)

6. Twisty Side Table

Twisty Side Table

This geometric twisty table can be used as a side table, plant stand, bedside table, or just a piece of home décor. (DIY tutorial: Woodshop Diaries)

7. Rope Side Table

Rope Side Table

Full of charm and character this Rope side table is sure to make a lovely addition to your living room or dining room area. (DIY tutorial: Meet Me in Philadelphia)

8. Copper Pipe Side Table

copper pipe side table

Incorporate copper into your home decor with a DIY copper pipe end table. (DIY tutorial: A Beautiful Mess)

9. Scrap Wood Side Table

Scrap Wood Side Table

Make a great looking side table from a pile of scrap wood! We love how all the different stains look together. (DIY tutorial: Rogue Engineer)

10. Modern 3 Leg End Table

Modern 3 Leg End Table

Build this modern, 3 leg end table from a single 1 x 8 x 8 board of wood. (DIY tutorial: Pneumatic Addict)

11. Wooden Crate Side Table

Wooden Crate Side Table

Transform an old wooden crate into a side table using a dowel and a few modest power tools. (DIY tutorial: Dream Green DIY)

12. Wire Basket Side Table

Wire Basket Side Table

Make your own side table in minutes with this fun idea of turning a wire basket into the perfect piece for your home. (DIY tutorial: Oleander + Palm)

13. Record Side Table

Record Side Table

An old record, a planter stand & a glue gun is what you’ll need to make this stylish table. (DIY tutorial: The Flourishing Abode)

14. Opened Table

Opened Table

Beautiful and functional, this unique side table will make any room stand out. (DIY tutorial: Thrifty and Chic)



15. Space-Saving Table

Space-saving table

This piece is perfect for smaller living rooms in apartments or dorms. (DIY tutorial in German: Sinnenrausch)

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