Side tables are an easy and oft-overlooked way to add some edge to a room without having to do a complete overhaul. From repurposed antique materials to industrial piping, to window panes and even terrariums it’s not hard to turn a simple side table into a piece of small-scale intramural art. Best of all, there are a number of DIY side table ideas to ease your burden and budget, so you can make personalizing a fun summer project.
When it comes to DIY furniture, we often find ourselves hesitating. Sure, we’re crafty, but we’re not necessarily super experience in things like woodworking, welding, or other very handy skills that you’d think of something like furniture building as requiring. Even so, we’re still usually tempted to look into making out own furniture pieces because we’re resourceful DIY enthusiasts and we don’t often back down from a challenge.