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Planter Coffee Table


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This dual functional coffee table is the perfect addition to any living space. The built in bowl allows you to personalize this piece by filling it with your favorite snacks, indoor plants, or decor!

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  1. Project Steps

    1. Step: 1

      EDGE BAND & CUT HOLE: Iron on edge banding, all sides of top and bottom and short sides of smaller boards. Place a nail or screw at center of circle. Then, string and pencil draw a 15-1/4” diameter circle (7-5/8” radius). Then, drill a large hole within that circle and cut off with a jig saw.

    2. Step: 2

      ASSEMBLE BOX: Mark a line with a pencil center of center divider to assure nails are placed properly. Assemble box using wood glue and 1-1/4” screws (pre-drill holes using 7/64” drill bit) or use brad nails (not all shown).

    3. Step: 3

      FINISHING: Sand out any rough spots or edges before painting/staining Finish box and legs as desired with primer & paint, stain, or a combination of the two!

    4. Step: 4

      INSTALL TOP PLATE & LEGS: Locate dual top plate, 45 degrees and corners 3/4” from edges and install using 3/4” wood screws. Install 7-1/2” tapered legs on top plate as desired (straight or angled).

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  • Where did you get the bowl that goes in the coffee table?
    By SolGoode, on September 8, 2019

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Planter Coffee Table

by RYOBI Nation
Jun 06, 2018

This dual functional coffee table is the perfect addition to any living space. The built in bowl allows you to personalize this piece by filling it with your favorite snacks, indoor plants, or decor!

Project Steps

  1. Step: 1

    EDGE BAND & CUT HOLE: Iron on edge banding, all sides of top and bottom and short sides of smaller boards. Place a nail or screw at center of circle. Then, string and pencil draw a 15-1/4” diameter circle (7-5/8” radius). Then, drill a large hole within that circle and cut off with a jig saw.

  2. Step: 2

    ASSEMBLE BOX: Mark a line with a pencil center of center divider to assure nails are placed properly. Assemble box using wood glue and 1-1/4” screws (pre-drill holes using 7/64” drill bit) or use brad nails (not all shown).

  3. Step: 3

    FINISHING: Sand out any rough spots or edges before painting/staining Finish box and legs as desired with primer & paint, stain, or a combination of the two!

  4. Step: 4

    INSTALL TOP PLATE & LEGS: Locate dual top plate, 45 degrees and corners 3/4” from edges and install using 3/4” wood screws. Install 7-1/2” tapered legs on top plate as desired (straight or angled).