How to build a Ballard Designs inspired DIY console table for a fraction of cost. The stylish and simple legs make this table perfect for any decor!
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This DIY console table has been on my list of things to build for a while and I am so happy to finally be able to share it with you!
It is based on a Ballard Designs console table.
I was immediately drawn to the gorgeous legs!
They are so simple yet have so much character!
I just knew I had to make it.
The Ballard Designs version retails for $599… and I made it for $35 in lumber!!!
So, you could buy the lumber, all the tools, build the table and then go out for a fancy dinner!
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Materials for DIY Console table –
- Lumber per the plans.
- Miter Saw
- Brad Nailer
- Kreg Pocket hole Jig. Check out the full tutorial on how to use a Kreg Jig!
- Power Drill
- Sander and sandpaper
- 1¼” pocket hole screws
- 1 ¼” inch brad nails
- Stain or paint of your choice. I used this one.
How to build the DIY Console table
I am sharing the full step by step tutorial on Jen Woodhouse’s site – The House of Wood.
Click here for the full tutorial
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Also, be sure to check out that one time I built a mirrored console table based on another high priced piece!
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I got so excited when I saw this beautiful console table! I’ve been on the hunt for something narrow for a particular spot in my entry/living room. This looks perfect. I may need to give it a try when the weather warms up (we don’t have an indoor workspace for projects like this). Thank you!
Wow, Anika! I love this. I am going to save this for spring/summer and hopefully, make one for my home. Thanks so much for sharing at Project Inspired. Have an awesome day!