How can you easily build a folding table yourself?
Folding furniture is the perfect solution for small apartments. So much is clear already. What do you think of a folding table that you can build yourself and which has a double function – like table and mirror in one. Unusual? Certainly. But also very original and multifunctional. So you save a lot of space and when the table is not needed, you have a great big one Mirror in the room . We were fascinated by this idea. We hope you like them as well. Above all the design of the table impresses with subtle simplicity and clean lines. A DIY piece of furniture does not only look stylish, but it fits into almost every interior design and fits into every home style. Scandinavian-style chairs and a few fresh colors for example in pastel are the perfect addition to this.
Folding table yourself, made easy
Here comes the instructions with pictures.
- Wooden boards
- Metal Fishing
- Adhesive tape for the mirror
- Acrylic paint
- Crepe tape
- Wood drills
- Electric drill
- Sandpaper or wood sanding machine
- Angle knife
- Wall drill
Step 1: Draw a rectangle with the pencil
On one of the wooden boards first draw a rectangle with the pencil. Between the outer edge and the sides of the rectangle should be at least 10 cm free.
Step 2: Use the wood drill to drill four holes
Then take the wood drill and drill a hole in each corner of the rectangle.
Step 3: Work with the jigsaw
In this step, we recommend wearing gloves for craftsmen. Using the jigsaw, cut the drawn surface by starting at the holes.
Step 4: Grind with sandpaper or wood sanding machine
Pick up sand paper or the wood grinder and carefully grind the edges until they are smooth. This board will at the same time serve as a table leg and a mirror frame.
Step 5: Paint with acrylic paint and attach angling
Paint the wooden frame, the second wooden board and the anchors with the acrylic color of your choice and allow them to dry. When the parts are completely dry, connect the two table parts to their shorter side using the anchors. Use the electric drill.
Step 6: Fix and mount the mirror
Now place the mirror on the back of the tabletop and fix its position with the crepe tape. Attach the adhesive tape / adhesive tape to the back of the mirror and attach it to the table, at the already fixed position. Press gently but firmly. Then remove the crepe tape. Finished!
Step 7: Fix the table to the wall
Now fix the table top with the mirror (as shown above) using the metal anchors and the wall drill on the wall. In this way the table can be opened easily.
Step 8: Attach the L-hook to the wall
Finally, you only have to place the L-hooks on the wall to the left and right of the folding table. These will secure the whole construction with the wall mirror option. That’s it!
Now you have not only a lot Precious space saved , But also built a cool mirror folding table. Congratulations! You did it!