DIY table: description of the work process

A table is one of the necessary pieces of furniture. The assortment of these products on the market is diverse. They differ in form, purpose, design and, of course, in price. But sometimes it’s very expensive to buy a good, high-quality copy. However, nothing limits us in the desire to make a table with our own hands, while significantly saving money.

Perhaps one of the most popular models is the kitchen table. The technology of its manufacture and the process itself will depend on the chosen design. For traditional models, the manufacturing method is almost identical. By this principle, you can make any table, including tennis, if you comply with the parameters.

do-it-yourself table
In order to manufacture do-it-yourself kitchen table necessary to make blanks. This can be chipboard, as well as ordinary boards of the required size. Begin work with the manufacture of the lid, as this is the longest and most laborious process.

Making a table with your own hands, you must remember that the cover - the most important and decoratively attractive design element - can be made in several ways.

Method number 1

As a basis, a sheet of chipboard is taken. The shape of the future product is cut out of it: it can be either rectangular or any other. The resulting part is ground on both sides. For durability, the top is covered with plastic. It can be put on glue. It is recommended to use glue BF-2. The underside of the lid is varnished for furniture.

do-it-yourself kitchen table
Method number 2

Making a table with your own hands, you can create an exclusive copy. To do this, it is enough to make the lid of wooden blocks. The option in which different-sized boards with a different pattern are used will look prettier. The bars are connected to each other using self-tapping screws or glued together with furniture glue. For greater durability, the cover can be layered by gluing plywood to the bottom and protecting the top with plastic. If you want it to look more natural, you can save the wooden texture of the lid, covering it only with varnish.

Method number 3

A good option for the cover is plywood, especially if you make a table with your own hands. This material is easy to find on sale, and it is not necessary to use only high-quality products, medium-quality plywood is quite suitable. For work, choose thick sheets (from 12 mm). The main surface treatment is varnished, the upper side is protected by a sheet of plastic.

do-it-yourself tennis table
The table legs are also made of the same bars. For their fastening, a frame is prepared, collecting it from boards of the same thickness. Depending on the shape of the table, it can be square, rectangular or triangular. The legs are fixed on the corner joints of the frame. Over strengthen the lid.

If you observe the parameters of the length and width of the lid, you can make a tennis table in the same way with your own hands. The only thing to remember: for this category of tables it is recommended to make strong legs using a steel profile. The cover of the tennis table must also be strong and resistant to damage, so you need to cover it with plastic.


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