42 DIY Ideas for Coffee Tables to Make You Say Wow!

If you’re looking for a great DIY project to make and sell, we recommend you take a look at coffee tables. Today people want their homes to reflect their personalities and personal tastes more than ever before. So it is the perfect time to DIY coffee tables, for customers who especially want that custom look to come home to.

One of the most important things you’ll need to think about if you are making coffee tables to sell, is where to get quality materials such as wood. You’ll also need excellent tools that can withstand you using them frequently, so invest in a good set of them. Another thing to consider is totaling up your costs before you go into the business of selling coffee tables, to feel confident that you can make a profit. Remember to include with your materials and tools, also an hourly rate for your hard work!

If you enjoy woodworking projects or have always wanted to do them, then coffee tables are an excellent choice. If you think about it, just about everyone has at least one or two of them in their home. This is a project that you can complete in several days.


We’ve found you 42 terrific DIY projects, so pick one out and give it a try! Happy DIY-ing!

DIY Crate Coffee Table on Wheels

Here’s a sturdy coffee table that you can also move. It makes re-arranging the furniture or vaccumming a total breeze!

From Shanty-2-Chic

Crate Coffee Table

Wow! Here is an eco-friendly coffee table that’s super stylish too. Made from wooden crates.

From Etsy.com by SkippersWoodworks

Antique White Harvest Coffee Table

Wow! What a lovely antique style coffee table.

From Etsy.com by SaltCreekFarmhouse

Tryde Coffee Table

Here is a very classic coffee table style. This is a perfect DIY project for beginners.

From Ana-White

Coffee Table

Isn’t this a great coffee table? Its in the rustic, farmhouse style.

From Etsy.com by ThePrettyFarmhouseCo

Industrial Coffee Table with hairpin legs

Yes, this coffee table style may remind you of vintage furniture trends. Its perfect to get lots of compliments.

From Etsy.com by hairpinlegs

DIY Slat Coffee Table

Wow! Isn’t this a beautiful looking coffee table?

From Remodelaholic

Storage Coffee Table and Stools

Wow! If you’re looking for a coffee table that offers great storage and more utilities, this is the one to pick.

From HerToolBelt

Rustic Pallet Wood Coffee Table with Drink Cooler

This is perfect for your outside desk. An ideal way to welcome guests for endless BBQs and parties!

From Remodelholic

Chunky Farmhouse Coffee Table

Wow! If you love the farmhouse style, you’re going to want to DIY this one.

From Handmade-Haven

Thrifted Cubbies to Mid Century Modern Coffee Table

Wow! Here is a modern style coffee table sure to get lots of compliments when you DIY it.

From Remodelaholic by Jen, from the Fresh Crush blog

DIY Balustrade Coffee Table (like Restoration Hardware style)

Wow! If you love the pricey Restoration Hardware coffee table, then you’re going to want to DIY this one for sure.

From ItsAGrandvilleLife 

Rustic Industrial Coffee Table

Want a modern style to your coffee table? The industrial coffee table is perfect for you.

From Etsy.com by WoodlandSteelworks 

Build and Outdoor Coffee Table with an X Base

Wow! Here is a terrific coffee table that’s perfect for your deck or patio.

From Remodelaholic, by Amy from Hertoolbelt 

Pallet Coffee Table Rustic

One thing we really like about this rustic coffee table is how large it is. Its also in the rustic furniture style too.

From Etsy.com by RebornFurnitureShop

DIY Restoration Hardware Trestle Door Coffee Table

Wow! If you love the Restoration Hardware look, DIY this one to save $ but still get tons of compliments on your home decor.

from Remodelaholic

Pallet Coffee Table by Alida Makes

This coffee table looks great, especially with a white wash of paint on it. This is a large DIY coffee table.

From LoveStitched

Industrial Reclaimed Wood Coffee Table

Wow! This is a classic style coffee table we know you’re going to want to look twice at!

From Etsy.com by wwmake

DIY Simple Wood Slab Coffee Table

Love something that’s basic and simple. Take a look at this DIY coffee table.

From Remodelaholic

DIY Rolling Storage Ottoman Coffee Table

Here is a modern twist on a classic style coffee table. One that offers great storage options too.

From Shanty-2-Chic

Modern Farmhouse Herringbone Coffee Table

Wow! Here is a modern twist on a classic coffee table style.

From ShadesOfBlueInteriors

DIY Pallet Coffee Table with a Glass Top

Wow! Here’s a pallet coffee table that looks a bit fancier than some of the other pallet style coffee tables we’ve seen.

From Shelterness

Rustic X Coffee Table

Wow! This is a great coffee table, especially ideal for your lake house or beach house.

From Ana-White

Modern Farmhouse Coffee Table

Here’s a fantastic looking, modern style coffee table. Its perfect for your living room or family room.

From Shanty-2-Chic

Bigger Tryde Coffee Table

Looking for a large coffee table? Here is one you’ll want to DIY.

From Ana-White

Oxidized X Coffee Table

Wow! This is a modern twist on a classic coffee table we know you’re going to want to DIY.

From Friendly-Home

DIY Storage Coffee Table

Here is the perfect, totally cool coffee table you’ll want to make for your new place. Its got tons of storage, so you can keep your living room very neat and tidy.

From Shanty-2-Chic

Turned Leg Coffee Table

Here is a classic style coffee table that’s good and sturdy. Its the perfect project to DIY for your home.

From Ana-White

DIY Sawhorse Coffee Table

This is a very classic style of DIY coffee table that we know you’ll love. Its very sturdy and fun to make too.

From Shanty-2-Chic

DIY Balustrade Coffee Table

Wow! This is a stunning looking coffee table, perfect for a large space.

From Ana-White

Pedestal Coffee Table

Wow! This is a stunning looking coffee table. Its DIY but has that department store look without the price.

From Shanty-2-Chic

Pallet Coffee Table

Pallets are a great source of wood. Why not DIY a coffee table from them?

From Ana-White

DIY Coffee Table or Bench

Here is a very unique looking coffee table, sure to get you lots of compliments. Its perfect for a smaller space where you still want to be able to set down a cup of tea or book in front of you.

From Shanty-2-Chic

DIY Metal and Wood Coffee Table

Wow! Here is a modern style coffee table that is super sturdy. Its a contemporary look that will get lots of compliments too.

From Shanty-2-Chic

DIY Factory Cart Coffee Table

Wow! Here is a fun vintage style coffee table you’re going to love. DIY this one in a weekend for your home.

From Shanty-2-Chic

Pottery Barn Knockoff Coffee Table

Love the Pottern Barn style? Then you’re going to say “Wow!” to this coffee table!

From Shanty-2-Chic

DIY Square Coffee Table

Now this coffee table is the perfect size, especially for a smaller space. It is a classic looking coffee table too.

From Shanty-2-Chic

Pottern Barn Inspired Chest Coffee Table

Wow! Here is a sturdy coffee table that offers storage too.

From Shanty-2-Chic

Coffee Table DIY

Wow! Here is a great DIY coffee table project for beginners to try.

From Shanty-2-Chic

DIY Pottern Barn Knock Off Coffee Table on Wheels

Wow! This coffee table easily reminds you and everyone, of the Pottery Barn style.

From Shanty-2-Chic

DIY Pottern Barn Inspired Benchwright Coffee Table

Here is a modern twist on a classic coffee table than anyone will admire. Best of all, you can DIY this one!

From Shanty-2-Chic