3. Screw the side pieces into your legs leaving a 1/4” gap in the front of the table. Using a 1/4” scrap piece of wood and setting it under your 1” x 3” while you screw it in will give you that inset. Note: Make sure you pay attention to the direction of the
6. Next add your stretchers.
7. Cut a metal threaded rod to fit leaving about 1/2” beyond the table. 8. Finish your table. I filled all the nail holes, sanded my table smooth, wiped it down and applied After 10 minutes I wiped it down again. After 8 hours I applied a coat of
10. Sew 1/2” seam allowance leaving a hole for turning. Clip corners. Turn inside out. Finger press, binder clip and top stitch. Then fold under your two 17” sides under 1” and sew a casing for the threaded rod.
11. Slide the threaded rods in place through the casing on the magazine sling. Secure with a washer and an acorn nut.
12. Optional: To add some industrial details add a 1/2” metal angle to both corners. I used an upholstery tack pounded in with a rubber mallet to hold the angles in place. The details totally matches the 2×4 farmhouse industrial end table I built on the other side of the couch.
Now I have a place to set a drink and a place to store all my magazines. Dual purpose is my fave.
For more building plans check out… 2 x 4 Industrial End Table Cart
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