Build a Hexagon End Table

A Super-Simple Table That Can Be Used Indoors or Outdoors

This easy to build hexagon end table is a fabulous weekend project! The plans are suitable for all skill levels, and the table can be finished however desired. All safety protocols should be in place and a comfortable, working knowledge of a table saw is helpful for cutting the bevels in the side panels.

build hexagon end table

Materials:

  • 2″ Brad nails (<– affiliate link!)
  • Edge banding, if desired (for the top of the side panels)
  • Wood glue
  • Sandpaper (80, 120, 220 grits)
  • Finishing supplies

Lumber:

  • 1 – 4′ x 4′ sheet of 3/4″ plywood

Cut List:

  • 2 – 3/4″ plywood at 14″ x 16″ – Top and Bottom
  • 6 – 3/4″ plywood at 8-7/8″ x 22″ – Panels

Notes About the Project:

  • Sand all of the pieces before putting the table together
  • The edge banding for the exposed edges of the panels is totally optional
  • If building the table for the outdoors, make sure to use a proper outdoor finish!

build hexagon end table

Step One

Draw and cut out the pieces for the top and bottom on the plywood. Cut them out using a circular saw or a jigsaw.

build hexagon end table

Step Two

Cut the pieces for the side panels. Set the table saw to cut a 30° bevel and run each piece through the saw cutting the bevel on the long sides of each piece.

build hexagon end table

Step Three

Assemble the pieces by securing a panel to each flat side of the top and bottom using glue and 2″ brad nails. Apply a bead of glue to each bevel before placing the next piece.

Finish as desired!