Easy to Build Dining Table and Benches

Free Plans to Build a West Elm Inspired Boerum Dining Table and Benches

Today’s plan is for a super-simple and stylish dining table with matching benches. There are several pieces in this collection. I’ve posted plans for the nightstand and will post plans for other pieces in this collection soon.

This free plans to build a West Elm inspired Boerum dining table and benches will cost next to nothing to build. The simplicity will allow it to blend into any decor. If constructed out of pressure treated lumber or cedar, the set could also be used outdoors!

Free Plans to Build a West Elm Inspired Boerum Dining Table and Benches

Materials:

Lumber:

(Includes materials for the table plus two benches)

  • Two Sheets of 3/4″ plywood
  • 2 – 2×6 at 8′
  • 8 – 2×4 at 8′

Cut List:

  • 4 – 2×6 at 29-1/4″ – Table Legs
  • 2 – 2×4 at 19″ – Side Frames
  • 2 – 2×4 at 69″ – Table Aprons
  • 3 – 2×4 at 27″ – Top Supports
  • 1 – 3/4″ plywood at 30″ x 72″ – Table Top
  • 8 – 2×4 at 17-1/4″ – Bench Legs
  • 4 – 2×4 at 8″ Bench Side Frames
  • 4 – 2×4 at 55″ – Bench aprons
  • 6 – 2×4 at 12″ – Bench Supports
  • 2 – 3/4″ plywood at 15″ x 58″ – Bench Top

Click on the drawings to enlarge them!

Step One

Cut the pieces for the table side frames. Drill pocket holes in each end of the shorter pieces. Assemble using glue and 2-1/2″ pocket hole screws.

 Free Plans to Build a West Elm Inspired Boerum Dining Table and Benches_Sides

Step Two

Cut the pieces for the table aprons. Drill pocket holes in each end. Attach to the legs using glue and 2-1/2″ pocket hole screws.

 Free Plans to Build a West Elm Inspired Boerum Dining Table and Benches_Aprons

Step Three

Cut the pieces for the top supports. Drill pocket holes in each end and position as shown. Attach using glue and 2-1/2″ pocket hole screws.

 Free Plans to Build a West Elm Inspired Boerum Dining Table and Benches_Top Supports

Step Four

Cut the piece for the table top. If using edge banding, apply it prior to attaching to the frame. Attach using glue and 1-1/4″ brad nails through the top into the side frames, aprons, and supports.

 Free Plans to Build a West Elm Inspired Boerum Dining Table and Benches_Top

Step Five

Cut the pieces for the bench side frames. Drill pocket holes in each end of the shorter pieces. Assemble using glue and 2-1/2″ pocket hole screws.

 Free Plans to Build a West Elm Inspired Boerum Dining Table and Benches_Bench Sides

Step Six

Cut the pieces for the bench aprons. Drill pocket holes in each end. Attach to the legs using glue and 2-1/2″ pocket hole screws.

 Free Plans to Build a West Elm Inspired Boerum Dining Table and Benches_Bench Aprons

Step Seven

Cut the pieces for the bench supports. Drill pocket holes in each end and position as shown. Attach using glue and 2-1/2″ pocket hole screws.

 Free Plans to Build a West Elm Inspired Boerum Dining Table and Benches_Bench Supports

Step Eight

Cut the piece for the bench top. If using edge banding, apply it prior to attaching to the frame. Attach using glue and 1-1/4″ brad nails through the top into the side frames, aprons, and supports.

 Free Plans to Build a West Elm Inspired Boerum Dining Table and Benches_Bench Top

Finish as desired!

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