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DIY tile side table

We just a have one center coffee table in our living room, so I wanted a small side table. It’s practical to move it around where ever you need it. I use it for my laptop, or to keep the chips bowl on hand. The top is made using a tile (leftover from our bathroom) I just bought the dowels and the brackets…so I get a new side table for 7 dollars! Not bad!

 It’s quite simple to make you will need 4 brackets, square wooden dowels, a tile, silicone glue, wooden glue, smalls nails and stain.

Cut 4 pieces to make a square shape whose dimensions are the same as the tile you gonna use for the top. Screw the 4 dowels together with the brackets, leaving the gap on each corner.

Cut 4 dowels pieces to make the table feet, 16 inch is a regular high for a coffee table but you can adapt the dimension to your need. Put a dowel at each corner of the square, nail and glue them together.

Cut 3 extra pieces to rigidify the structure, nail and glue 2 between the feet. Fix the last one transversely.

Once the wooden structure is done stain it, varnish it or paint it….well just give it the finish you like! 

 Last step, fix the tile on the structure. Put some silicone glue on the top, place the tile and pressure them together to have a good adherence.

Wait until the silicone is completely dry and remove the pressure clamps. And ready to use! I hope you enjoy it! If you want an other idea, why don’t you try this DIY recycled side table.

Here are the others DIY from my living room:



Friday 4th of September 2015

Thanks,would try doing this too


Friday 4th of September 2015

Thanks. I will try to do this too

Ama Ryllis

Friday 4th of September 2015

Have fun and let me know how it turns out.


Wednesday 29th of July 2015

I love that black rug in the first photo. Where is it from?

Ama Ryllis

Saturday 1st of August 2015

Hello, the rug come from H&M home.


Wednesday 22nd of July 2015

How can I read the actual post? All I see it's advertising.

Ama Ryllis

Wednesday 22nd of July 2015

I'm so sorry! An other reader has the same problem. I don't have this problem when I read the blog...I will check again if I see something is wrong!

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Tuesday 14th of July 2015

Ama....De verdad que lo tuyo es alucinante!! <3

Ama Ryllis

Wednesday 15th of July 2015

Gracias Marta!