Make This Tile Table for Less Than $15

Make This Tile Table for Less Than $15

Dabney Frake
Jul 21, 2015
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Side tables are unsung heroes of the living room. They don't take up a lot of space, but their myriad uses are make them irreplaceable members of your furniture family. There's always room for another, which is why this $15 (or less!) DIY version is completely worthy. Extra bowls of popcorn now have a home, and your legs get a welcome reprieve from your laptop.

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What You Need


  • 4 brackets
  • Square wooden dowels
  • Large tile
  • Silicone glue
  • Wood glue
  • Small nails
  • Wood Stain


  • Drill
  • Saw
  • Hammer
  • Screwdriver
  • Pressure clamps


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1. Cut 4 pieces to make a square shape whose dimensions are the same as the tile you gonna use for the top.

2. Screw the 4 dowels together with the brackets, leaving the gap on each corner.

3. Cut 4 dowels pieces to make the table legs. (16" is a standard height for side tables but you can adapt the dimensions as needed.)

4. Put a dowel at each corner of the square, nail and glue them together.

5. Cut 3 extra pieces to rigidify the structure, nail and glue 2 between the feet. Fix the last one transversely.

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6. Last step, fix the tile on the structure. Put some silicone glue on the top, place the tile and pressure them together to have a good adherence.

For more step-by-step photos, along with the full tutorial, head over to Oh Oh Blog.

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