Crate Bedside Tables

9 Materials
$80
4 Hours
Easy
My bed is a bit tall (more storage underneath), so I needed tall bedside tables. I decided to create my own! I had to measure how high I would need the table to be.
I found the right size crate at walmart.com
I found the right size crate at walmart.com
Wooden blocks from Caft Warehouse made it the perfect height for the door I created out of a wooden piece I found 50% off
This was the wooden piece I found on sale. Nice door, right??
Next, a shelf from scrap plywood, glued to some 1/4 round I had laying around.
Then the paint! Thanks, Walmart! I love that color :)
Then attaching the doors and top board with hinges, very small nails, and wood glue.
Had to add reinforcement behind the handle, since the boards are very thin. And a magnetic catch for keeping it closed.
The top board was a little bit long, so I cut it and glued it to the back to make it look finished.
Finished product! I love how they look
All done! They came out really nice!! Hope you enjoyed, feel free to give it a try!
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  • Kin29079001 Kin29079001 on Sep 04, 2017
    I've been looking for something for our bedside that would also work for the CPAP machine my hubby uses! This is cuter than the ones I have seen with a hole cut into the side of the cabinet. Coils the gap in the side slats be widened slightly without compromising the stability of the whole thing?

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