X-leg coffee table

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Project by DIYMontreal posted 04-21-2018 01:01 PM 1410 views 10 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this X-leg coffee table as my entry for the Instagram builder’s challenge (@igbuilderschallenge).

It’s made entirely of pine wood (1×6s and 2×4s) that I stained with Espresso stain. I added black iron pipe as cross supports for the legs using couplings, nipples and end caps to hold it tight to the legs.

You can watch the full build process I used

-- DIY Montreal

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#1 posted 04-21-2018 01:25 PM

Looks great. Hard to get those 4 legs sitting level and flush to the floor. Looks like you nailed it….GREAT job!

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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#2 posted 04-21-2018 01:39 PM

Nice job I like how stout it looks.

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#3 posted 04-21-2018 01:42 PM

Very nice

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#4 posted 04-21-2018 03:53 PM

I like the rugged, heavy duty look to it. Should last a long time, and the finish looks good on it. Great job.

-- MEL, Kansas

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#5 posted 04-21-2018 10:57 PM

Looks great. Really like the design. As has been mentioned, it’s stout. I also like the addition of the pipe as a stretcher. Very cool.

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#6 posted 04-22-2018 02:09 AM

Very nice. I like the design and the finished product.

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#7 posted 04-22-2018 02:15 AM

Very sturdy and looks great

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#8 posted 04-22-2018 02:24 AM

Rustic, love it

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#9 posted 04-23-2018 10:26 AM

Great design and product, Marie!

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#10 posted 04-30-2018 06:30 AM

DIYMontreal , nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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