How to Make a Hairpin Leg Desk in a Few Easy Steps

by Chas
4 Materials
3 Hours

You're going to love this one! This hairpin leg desk build is honestly so super easy and a great way to have an awesome new desk. All you need is a plank of wood of your choice ( live edge is super trendy right now), and some hairpin legs. (Also some wood stain, screws, and a top coat.)

Let's get started!

Stained tabletop

1. Stain the tabletop

Here's a photo of the table top I used (post-stain).

Hairpin table legs

2. Screw in the hairpin legs

And here you can see the legs I will use.

Screwing in the hairpin table legs

I used 8 of these legs, and screwed them in- that's it!

Tabletop before the stain

Quick shot of the tabletop before the stain.

How to make a desk with hairpin legs

Here's a great photo of the desk with a beautiful top coat.

Hairpin writing desk with storage

The simplicity of the build allows for so much space!

Hairpin dining table

It could also be used as a dining table, or both- whatever you decide!

Hairpin writing desk

It was so easy to do, and looks great! This one is really beautiful!

DIY hairpin leg desk

DIY hairpin leg desk

I hope you like this DIY hairpin leg desk project and feel inspired to give it a go on your own! It's a great project for beginners. Let me know what you think in the comments below.

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