Build a Factory Cart Coffee Table
Add updated style to your living room with this DIY coffee table. Featuring an optional reclaimed wood top and caster wheels, this step-by-step project proves factory style — without the price — is obtainable by anyone.
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Nail On Decking
Lay deck boards on top of base. Adjust so deck boards overhang edges a 1/2-inch. Nail down with 2-inch nails and glue. Nail to center boards too. Tip: Use boards reclaimed from a pallet as decking for a rustic yet chic look.
Attach wheels to base using screws provided with wheel kits.
Fill exposed screw holes with wood filler and let dry. Sand entire table with medium-grit sandpaper. Refill holes with wood filler as needed and let dry. Sand with medium-grit sandpaper, followed with fine-grit sandpaper. Vacuum table with soft-bristled brush to remove sanding residue. Wipe clean with damp cloth. Apply wood conditioner, stain and clear coat for a beautiful wood finish. Apply primer, three coats of flat paint followed with clear coat for a durable painted finish. Tip: Sand edges before applying clear coat to create a time-worn distressed finish.
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