Solid Wood Coffee Table Design
The type of solid wood coffee table you make depends on your skill as a woodworker, the tools you have, the type of wood you have or can get and personal preferences. Design a table to suit your decorating scheme, budget and capacity for woodworking. Some people make coffee tables old boxes or pallets; some buy exotic woods specialized distributors. Anything can work with imagination and skill.
Constructing a base for solid wood coffee table. This can be as simple as four legs, square or round, which attach directly to the top. Or you can build a frame four legs bound on all sides by the horizontal supports with fashionable elements on a wood lathe, cut to special shapes with a band saw or similar or square with a table saw tool. Build your base for screws or other carpenters that hold it together are hidden.
Make a top solid wood coffee table. Or you can paste multiple strips together, since flat on a work surface and is attached at the sides. Or you can use plywood or other inexpensive board basis, with mitred molded edge of some sort, and then fill the interior with square cut, inserts parquet or other wood finish.