For lovers of anything vintage, this cassette tape coffee table is perfect for you.
For lovers of anything vintage, this cassette tape coffee table is perfect for you.

A room should have a focal point – a talking point, if you may. Whether it’s a painting, a sculpture, or a piece of furniture, it should be something interesting. It must be unique enough to be the topic of conversation.

Unique and interesting, this furniture piece will surely stand out.
Unique and interesting, this furniture piece will surely stand out.

Choosing furniture is not an easy task. The way you decorate and furnish your home speaks a lot about your personality. This is why most people take the job seriously. They want their space to reflect who they are. But With mass-produced furnishings, how does one find something unique?

It’s simple, really. You make, or build, one.

This cassette tape coffee table is a perfect example. If you’re the type of person who’s into vintage-themed stuff, this project is right for you.

Materials:

  • (2) 2″x4″x8′ timbers
  • (2) 2″x6″x10′ timber
  • (1) 6″x27″x1/4″ plywood sheet
  • (1) 1/2″plywood
  • assorted paint / stain
  • table legs OR use scrap steel/wood to build your own legs
  • 3″ wood screws
  • wood glue

Tools:

  • power drill
  • 2″ diameter hole drill attachment/bit
  • 4″ diameter hole drill attachment/bit
  • drill bit slightly thinner than your 3″ screws
  • orbital sander + sanding disks
  • table saw
  • miter saw
  • paint brushes
  • painter’s tape
  • tape measure
  • speed square

Click on any image to start lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox.

Thanks to NicolasBarrows for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here…