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DIY Turned Leg Buffet Table

Hey there!!! I am so excited to show you what I have been working on. It is GORGEOUS!!!

DIY-Turned-Leg-ConsoleMeet the newest addition to my dining room – a DIY Turned Leg Buffet Table! I’m in LOVE! This is a 6 foot buffet table with a TON of storage space and although it is large, it was a very easy build! I got the legs from Osborne Wood Products and they are definitely the focal point of this piece! You can purchase the legs HERE (I used 4 knotty pine).

Total cost for this piece was about $350 – not bad for a 6 foot buffet table! I did have some scrap left over that I will be able to use on future projects too!

As always, we have the FREE Printable Plans and a step-by-step tutorial for you! Click HERE or the image below to print the plans.

Free-Plans-Turned-Leg-BuffetA special thanks to our friend Jay from Jay’s Custom Creations for creating the plans! Check his site out for more awesome plans!


I started by gluing the 2 legs together with Gorilla Wood Glue. Β You can purchase the legs HERE!

connect-legs

While the glue was drying, I attached the back panel to the back legs. I used Purebond Plywood, in birch, for this project!

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back-assembledNext, I used my Ryobi 18V Jig saw to cut notches in the shelves. (I purchased another sheet of 3/4″ Purebond for the shelves but you can also use a project panel if they have one at your hardware store).

ryobi-jigsaw

shelvesOnce I cut the notches, I used my Airstrike Nailer and wood glue to attach the 1×2 trim.

attach-shelves-to-legsNext, I attached the bottom shelf to the legs and then the top shelf.

drill-pocket-holesI used my Kreg R3 to drill pocket holes on the back of the shelves. Β The R3 is a great option for your first Kreg Jig tool. I still use mine on large pieces like this!

drawer-slide-frameHere is the frame for the drawers.

attach-drawer-frame-to-legsAnd, here it is attached to the top of the legs.

easy-drawer-slidesI assembled the 4 drawer slides

 

drawer-slidesAnd the sides with pocket holes and wood glue. This is seriously the easiest way to make drawers – EVER πŸ™‚

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attach-drawer-slidesHere is a picture of the drawer slides attached to the drawer frame.

view-from-frontThis is a shot of the front of the buffet, so far.

measure-for-drawersNext, I measured the width of my drawer slides

build-drawersAnd built the drawers to fit my measurements. I like to use my Kreg right angle clamp to hold pieces while I attach them!

attach-face-framesI used my Airstrike Nailer and wood glue to attach the face to the drawers – measure and cut to fit here, as well!

sand-drawers

The final step on the drawers is to sand them down so that they slide easily. Β I used my Ryobi Corner Cat with 50-grit to sand the edges.

install-drawersPerfect fit πŸ™‚

attach-top-planksI attached the top planks and it’s ready for a finish!

paintI gave it two coats of Sherwin Williams Anonymous and let it dry πŸ™‚

Turned-Leg-DIY-Console

DIY-Buffet-Table

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DIY-Turned-Leg-ConsoleThat was it!!!!

 

save-on-craftsI added a few goodies from Save On Crafts! This is a great online store with so many inexpensive and cute accessories! I ordered this Tiered Serving Tray, the Glass Bottles and the cute Dried Artichokes and they arrived at my house in about a week!

Turned-Leg-DIY-ConsoleI am really LOVING how my dining room is shaping up! Β I DIY’ed EVERYTHING in this room so far (minus the Chandelier and the Rug)! Here is a list with links to everything you see in the room!

Planked Wall

Flooring

Dining Table

Benches

Mirror

Curtains

Chandelier

Paint Colors

Thanks so much for stopping by!!!!

~Ashley

 

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26 Comments

  1. Kimberly Kowalik on October 24, 2017 at 12:44 pm

    Not sure if you still have this buffet table.. but I was wondering how high the space is between the shelves. Wanting to fit an 18.5 inch microwave down on the middle shelf. Thanks!

  2. Anshel Introlegator on December 14, 2015 at 3:18 pm

    Would it be possible to expand on the drawer building, please? Not very clear, not to me I should add.

    • Shanty2Chic on December 14, 2015 at 3:40 pm

      Have you looked at the plans? They share more details too.

      • Anshel Introlegator on December 15, 2015 at 9:55 am

        Thank you. Now I got it.

  3. Karen Nunya on February 13, 2015 at 5:44 am

    I have Sherwin Williams Anonymous on my BR walls, and it has taken on an Olive tone- not so on your beautiful buffet. Great work as always!

  4. Dena on November 14, 2014 at 12:33 pm

    I’d love to know where your woven dining chairs came from. Thanks!

  5. Shirley on November 2, 2014 at 5:50 pm

    what table?

  6. Shirley on November 2, 2014 at 5:49 pm

    I have to admit, I am not fond of the color choice (just not me) but the actual buffet is awesome!!!!!!! I love love love the style of this. AND what an easy build…I want to try this!

    • Shanty2Chic on November 2, 2014 at 6:08 pm

      Thank you, Shirley! Send us pictures when you build yours πŸ™‚

  7. RebeccaReid on November 1, 2014 at 12:07 pm

    Awesome! Thank you so much! I will certainly send pics – going to order the legs now. Thank you for being such an inspiration ladies! Keep up the great work!

  8. Shanty2Chic on November 1, 2014 at 8:37 am

    Hi Rebecca,
    I think this would be just fine:) send us pics when you build it!!

  9. RebeccaReid on November 1, 2014 at 7:55 am

    Hi Ladies! Quick question, do think that this table can take an
    18″x2.75″ leg or will that be too small to hold the weight? I found this
    one on the Osborne site, but wanted to check with you first. THANK YOU!
    http://www.osbornewood.com/1337.cfm

  10. Elena on October 25, 2014 at 1:42 pm

    That is so gorgeous! Is it wrong to say that I want your dining room? The table, the benches, and this now…

  11. Samantha Velez on October 24, 2014 at 1:19 pm

    Wow, I’m amazed that this was DIY. It looks fabulous! Makes me wonder what else I could make work around my house.

    • Shanty2Chic on November 1, 2014 at 8:38 am

      Thank you so much, Samantha!!

      • Samantha Velez on November 11, 2014 at 10:25 am

        You’re welcome! What would you suggest for someone who doesn’t know how to do woodwork? Would you upcycle another piece of furniture?

  12. Mindi on October 24, 2014 at 9:32 am

    Love it Ashley!

  13. ColleenB. on October 24, 2014 at 3:20 am

    Your buffet table is Gorgeous and love them legs and with your white dish pieces really is stunning. Love it and you have done a wonderful job

    • Shanty2Chic on November 1, 2014 at 8:39 am

      Thank you so much Colleen πŸ™‚

  14. My Altered State on October 23, 2014 at 5:36 pm

    Always stunning, Beautiful Work !

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