Great beginner projects


Console tables are great and stylish pieces of furniture to add anywhere in your home.

They are great in an entry for organizing mail and other things you drop at the door.

They're perfect for a dining room to use for entertaining

They make great sofa tables.

easy to build

They are easy projects that just need a few cuts on the miter saw and pocket holes.

Type of wood

You can use any type of wood you want.  I mostly use 2x4 lumber and plywood.

x-leg console table

This beginner friendly DIY console table is made using 2x4s. Make sure to use kiln dried lumber so it won't warp over time.

mirrored console

Adding mirrored doors was easy and really added to the style of this DIY console table.

diy console table

Based on a Ballard Designs version, this cost a fraction of the price to make!

easy weekend build

Swipe up to see 21 DIY beginner friendly console tables you can build this weekend!