Guide To X Rustic Console Table
If you are looking for DIY project involving console table that are awesome and easy, a durable, sturdy and cheap X rustic console table with 2×4 legs is a great idea. Before beginning this project, please provide all supplies and read through the entire plan. To build securely and briskly, all essential precautions should be taken. A clean flat surface for work surface should be free of deficiencies or rubbles. Straight boards are the one you have to pick. Before fastening with screws, make sure you create predrill holes. For a sturdier hold, adhesive with finish nails is a must. Dried adhesive will not take stain so start stained projects after rub leftover glue off plain wood.
Construct two frames first. And then fasten frames to shelves. For fastening all shelves trim with screws afterward, Use Kreg Jig to drill PHs from place to place all sides of every shelf. It needs to be the equal width as your 1×12 boards for the 2×4 supports estimated to be 11.25″ widespread. They can now be attached to shelves and frames. Drill through 1.5″ PHs with PH screws for fastening to frames. And then sides of shelves can be trim out. For easy task of the rustic console tables, first build the Xs and timely. You can add some nails or just glue in position once constructed. It is primarily decorative and adds more support for the Xs.
Construct the top of rustic console table using screws and 1.5″ boards and then you can choose to install table top by just plank the top for a rustic look or through 2×4 smocks. It will be easier and cheaper if you choose using your available 2.5″ PH screw to attach the top. Use wood filler to fill all holes and allow for dry. If necessary, add more coats of wood filler. Use 120 grit sandpaper to sand the surface following the direction of the wood grain once wood filler is fully dry. Get rid of sanding remains by vacuuming sanded parts and on work surfaces as well. Use damp rag to rub surface clean. To make sure color consistency and bond, you should apply a test coat on an unseen part or leftovers bit. If necessary, wood conditioner or primer can be applied.
You will have to spot slices with a compass/stretcher or angle square and use jigsaw or circular saw to cut angles if the saw you use does not cut 60 degrees off square. Do first on crumbs to practice this cut on your rustic wood console table.