Simple Rustic Modern Console Table

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 01/25/2010 - 06:20
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About Project

With just a few boards and a few minutes, you can build yourself a rustic modern console. Inspired by a photo from Better Homes and Gardens, this console can be modified for a drawer.

Dimensions
60" x 11 1/2" x 30"

Preparation

Shopping List

2- 1 x 12 (8')

Common Materials
1 1/2 inch screws
2 inch finish nails
120 grit sandpaper
primer
wood conditioner
paint
paint brush
Cut List

2 – 1×12 @ 29 1/4″ (sides)
1 – 1×12 @ 58 1/2″ (back)
1 – 1×12 @ 60″ (top)

Tools
Tape Measure
Speed Square
Pencil
Hammer
Safety Glasses
Hearing Protection
Kreg Jig
Drill
Circular Saw
Power Sander

Instructions

Step 1

Mark boards out like shown in diagram.

Step 2

Using either screws or nails, 2″ length, fasten the sides to the back. You will need to predrill and countersink you screws. Use glue. Keep the top and back edges flush.

Step 3

Fasten the top in place, keeping all outside edges flush, using glue and 2″ fasteners.

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