Sometimes, when you add a piece of furniture and it changes your whole perspective on a room. This round coffee table did just that for my living room and I bet it might have the same effect for your space too! I’ve teamed up with the beautiful folks at Simpson Strong-Tie® to bring you this round coffee table and I’m showing you how so you can build one too.
The base construction is almost like tinker toys where you can cut all the pieces and pre-paint, then assemble. I used two different Simpson Strong-Tie® connectors along with their easy self-tapping SD8wafer-head wood screws to attach all the pieces.
Watch this fast motion video of the assembly and you’ll see exactly how it all comes together:
I’m loving the contrast of the glossy blue against the steel connectors and stained top. You could paint the connectors any color (I almost sprayed them gold but thought twice about that!) to match your décor.
This version of the round coffee table has 36” diameter top, plenty big for drinks or magazines but you could go bigger if you have the space for it.
And this top is planked using 1 ½” thick boards but you could use a solid plywood top and double the wood thickness.
Below is the link to step-by-step instructions to build this round coffee table. Always follow all safety precautions when using power tools.
Also be sure to watch the time-lapse video above for a real life view of the building process.
To make the planked top connect the boards using pocket holes.
Mark a 36″ circle starting the center then cut out the top uusing a jig saw.
Follow the plans for the remaining assembly process.
I took the photo below just so you can see the top cross support pieces:
If you’re looking for an easy to assemble round coffee table with simple lines and a touch of industrial character then this project is for you.
Disclaimer: This post is brought to you in partnership with Simpson Strong-Tie®. I was provided compensation and /or product for this post however all thoughts, opinions and creative ideas are my own.
For more building ideas using Simpson Strong-Tie® connectors and fasteners check out this projects below:
This cleaning storage tower to corral all the gear.
My favorite workbench inspired desk.
And this fun vanity style desk for my girls. There is another desk coming shortly with a modification to the drawers so stay tuned!