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Build a Miriam Console Table

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A Gorgeous and Easy Console Table to Build with the Miriam Console Table Plans

This is a great table in many ways – it is easy to build, light on the wallet, and an excellent first project! The Miriam console table plans feature three drawers and tapered legs, and is excellent for any skill level.

Miriam Console Table Plans-Copy

Materials:

  • 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws
  • 1-1/4″ brad nails
  • Edge banding, optional
  • 3 – Cabinet pulls
  • Wood glue
  • Sandpaper (100, 150, 220 grits)
  • Finishing supplies (primer & paint, or stain, sealer)
  • Paste Wax

Lumber:

  • 2 – 2×2 at 6′
  • 1 sheet of 3/4″ plywood

Cut List:

  • 4 – 2×2 at 31-1/4″ – Legs
  • 2 – 3/4″ plywood at 7-1/4″ x 11″ – Sides
  • 1 – 3/4″ plywood at 7-1/4″ x 36″ – Back
  • 1 – 3/4″ plywood at 12-1/2″ x 36″ – Bottom
  • 2 – 3/4″ plywood at 6-1/2″ x 12-1/2″ – Dividers
  • 1 – 3/4″ plywood at 14-1/2″ x 39″ – Top
  • 3 – 3/4″ plywood at 9-7/8″ x 10-1/4″ – Drawer Bottoms
  • 6 – 3/4″ plywood at 6-3/8″ x 10-1/4″ – Drawer Sides
  • 6 – 3/4″ plywood at 6-3/8″ x 11-3/8″ – Drawer Front & Back

Miriam Console Table Plans

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Step One

Edge banding will be applied to the exposed edges of the plywood prior to assembly.

Cut the pieces for the legs. Cut the taper on each leg as shown using a jigsaw or a tapering jig on the table saw.

Miriam Console Table Plans-Legs

Step Two

Cut the pieces for the sides. With the pocket hole jig set for 3/4″ material, drill pocket holes in each end as shown. Secure to the legs using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws. The back face of the sides will be flush with the inside face of the legs.

Miriam Console Table Plans-Sides

Step Three

Cut the piece for the back and drill pocket holes in each end. Secure to the legs using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws. The back face will be flush with the inside face of the legs.

Miriam Console Table Plans-Back

Step Four

Cut the piece for the bottom. Drill pocket holes in the side edges as well as the back edge. Secure to the sides and back with the bottom edges flush, using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws.

Miriam Console Table Plans-Bottom

Step Five

Cut the pieces for the dividers and drill pocket holes in the back and lower edges. Secure to the back and bottom using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws.

Miriam Console Table Plans-Dividers

Step Six

Cut the piece for the top. The front will overhang by 1/2″. Secure the top to the sides, back, legs, and dividers using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws.

Miriam Console Table Plans-Top

Step Seven

Cut the pieces for the drawer boxes. Drill pocket holes in all four edges of the bottom as well as each end of the sides. Assemble the drawer boxes as shown using glue and 1-1/4” pocket hole screws.

Miriam Console Table Plans-Drawer BS

Miriam Console Table Plans-Drawer FB

Finish as desired, then apply a coat of paste wax to the bottom of each drawer box to help it slide smoothly in the opening.

This table is another quick, easy and inexpensive project that would look great in an entryway, behind a sofa, or in a dining room! Have any questions about the Miriam console table plans? Leave a comment below or contact me at cher {at} designsbystudioc {dot} com!

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