A friend quickly put together the frame of a box from pieces of a fruit crate and pallet. I liked the added detail of putting little handles on the sides. Then cut up a square post to make the legs. Viola - I have a new coffee table. I brought this home and had to put my little touches on it.
I grabbed the hand sander and went over all the surfaces and edges to make sure that there were not rough edges or potential for slivers. I also checked to see if it was level - which it wasn't, but a little sanding fixed that right up. I was about to apply a coat of stain, but was halted by my daughter who liked it just the way it is.
|DIY Coffee Table from Pallet & Crates|
|Pallet and fence-post Up-cycles Coffee Table|
Quite rustic - and lovely for the sun room. It matches the end tables which are fruit crates :) but not so much the Victorian couch. Well eclectic is nice right?
It all works for me! Give this project a try.