Reclaimed Door Coffee Table


In search of a unique and affordable coffee table, I decided to build my own using reclaimed materials. My father-in-law found a solid wood door, and my father gave me some salvaged walnut from the neighbor's barn that was torn down. Using only a circular saw and a Kreg Jig, we finished the table in record time. We cut off the ends of the table for the legs at 15" tall, leaving 50" for the top. We measured the width and used scrap furring strips for cleats on the legs, then nailed walnut planks into the cleats. With a quick trim piece of walnut on the lip of the shelf, we were done! Our only cost was in screws and nails. Since then we've found several discarded doors on the curb in our town, and have built door tables for friends! For step-by-step instructions visit my post: http://www.killerbdesigns.com/reclaimed-door-coffee-table/
Salvaged Door Coffee Table
From just a single door and some barnwood, we built a whole new table!
The shelf is made from planed reclaimed walnut barn wood.

Top Hometalk Projects

30 Ways To Use Old Jeans For Brilliant Craft Ideas
21 Totally Terrific Things You Can Do With Doilies
18 Fun Ways To Add Glitter To Your Home Decor
31 Space-Saving DIY Ideas That'll Keep Your Home Organized
These Upcycling Ideas Will Blow You Away!
16 Ways to Showcase Your Herb Garden
11 Unexpected Ways to Use Spices in Your Home
21 Ways to Have More Polka Dots in Your Life
31 Creative Garden Features Perfect For Summer
18 Fun Ways To Add Glitter To Your Home Decor
11 Unexpected Ways to Use Spices in Your Home
These Herb Garden Ideas Will Make You Want To Start One Of Your Own
31 Amazing Furniture Flips You Have to See to Believe
No Way! These Pops of Color Were Made With Dollar Store Items!
30 Creative Ways To Repurpose Baking Pans
Brooke N

Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!

Go

Have a question about this project?

Join the conversation

2 of 29 comments
  • Rachelmary
    on May 7, 2016

    Love it, love it.!

  • Ginny
    on Jul 15, 2016

    I love it! I really like the door knob being there. If you have the key to it, do a tassel effect without the tassel, having the key dangle over the edge of the door. This could be as decorative or as simplify as you want. Even as simplify as Butcher's twine tied around the knob, a length of four or five inches between the tying of the key.

Your comment...