DIY Storage Coffee Table & YouTube Video Tutorial!

Happy Wednesday friends!  We have been so excited to share this last set of plans with you!  Ash and I designed a DIY Storage Coffee Table we shared on Instagram a while back, and today we are sharing the new YouTube Video Tutorial & the free plans with you!  Yeah for that!

Check out the how-to video by clicking HERE or the link below!

Look how cute it turned out!

DIY Storage Coffee Table & YouTube Video

It’s pretty darn cute outside too! 🙂

DIY Storage Coffee Table Free Plans

Storage + Function= Happy Mamas 🙂  Ok, you can download and print the FREE PLANS by clicking HERE!  And, we will walk you through the whole build below!

We made our cuts using a miter saw.  The box is built with 1×12.  If your saw won’t make a complete 12″ cut, just flip your board over and make the second cut after doing the first.


Here are the cuts you will make for the 1×12.

1x12 cuts

We use our Kreg Jig to make pocket holes on our three 33″ boards.  You can check out our favorite Kreg Jig model HERE on Amazon!

Kreg Jig for pocket holes

We made 3/4″ pocket holes and we will connect these boards to our longer boards using 1.25″ pocket hole screws.

pocket holes for table

You will line you box up like this.

assemble table

Once you have your box built, you will make your cuts for the top and bottom.  These use 1×6 and 1×6 boards.  Here are the cuts you will make.

Cuts for top and bottom of table

Attach the base pieces using wood glue and nails.  Start by attaching the center board first, and then attach the side pieces the same way.

Nail Top of Table

Attach base of table with nails

Flip over the table and attach the center piece the same way as you did your base piece.  We then formed two lids by attaching two boards together using 3/4″ pocket holes and 1.25″ pocket hole screws.

Lid for table

How to plank a table top

Before attaching the lids we stained the entire piece.  We used Varathane stain in Ash.

While that was drying, we gave our casters a coat of black spray paint.

These are the casters we used for this table.


We attached the hardware using hex bolts and a driver.


These are the hinges we used for our table.


Our final step before moving it in was taking a picture for Instagram! 🙂

Here it is all finished up!

DIY Storage Coffee Table YouTube Video

Make sure to check out our YouTube Video Tutorial HERE and click SUBSCRIBE!  We have so much more fun stuff coming out and we don’t want you to miss any of it!

Let us know if you have any questions!



  1. Carrie on March 1, 2021 at 6:11 pm

    Ok I am thrown off. Your list on video says 4 1x6x6 boards your cut list on directions says cutting 4 1x8x6. Which is it?

  2. Raine H. on September 1, 2018 at 4:30 pm

    Hello! Can you please tell me what stain you used ? I k ow youbsaid the color is ASH but what brand ?

  3. Christina Holland on June 13, 2017 at 3:45 pm

    Where do you find the wheels? I’m struggling!

  4. Megan on June 9, 2017 at 10:57 am

    Would anyone recommend sealing this project after you stain it?

  5. Michelle on August 26, 2016 at 8:47 pm

    If you don’t want to have wheels on the bottom – what would you recommend using instead. Thanks!

  6. Aimee on August 11, 2016 at 11:36 pm

    Made a similar one to this. Thank you so much for the inspiration! I absolutely love this website. It’s my go-to place for projects around the house. For my table, I actually combined your idea with wood crates for the base.

  7. Sadie Mae John on August 5, 2016 at 9:09 pm

    Super cute coffee table! What program do you use to get those wood drawings? Thanks!

  8. Sarah Villanueva on August 3, 2016 at 12:14 pm

    I built my own table using your directions which were so easy to follow. Thank you for sharing!

    • Anne Curwen on November 2, 2016 at 9:53 am


    • Tasha Forcier on November 29, 2017 at 6:39 pm

      What size hinges did you use?

  9. Bobby Kay on August 1, 2016 at 1:52 pm

    what type of wood did you girls use?

  10. Dawn Coppinger Kimball on July 20, 2016 at 6:23 pm

    Love it ~ thanks for sharing plans & supply list.

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