Make your have farmhouse console desk for just $50 with our Do it yourself novice woodworking programs. The double X leg style and design is effortless to create and the desk length can be adjusted to healthy your room in the entry or living room.
If you desire a closed storage console, create this farmhouse Television set console. Then, see our tips for decorating a console desk and get far more farmhouse decorating ideas.
My adjustable length console desk is motivated by this gorgeous Birch Lane Console Desk (no lengthier available). I enjoy the sleek style and design and X legs.
I altered a number of points up from the primary inspiration.
- I created the legs a minor thicker for a chunkier appear
- The length is adjustable — just minimize your boards to the length you want! I selected 66″ for my entry desk.
- The depth is significantly less: I preferred a narrow desk for the entry corridor, and this makes use of just a 2×12 for the cabinets to make it effortless.
How to Make a Do it yourself Double X Console Desk
by Amy of Hertoolbelt
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Approximate lumber price: $47
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This approach is a wonderful building approach for a novice as it makes use of basic cuts and effortless pocket hole joinery. In addition to typical protection procedures, accurate measuring, and wood ending, woodworkers will need to know
- how to minimize angled cuts on a miter noticed (or miter box)
- how to drill pocket holes (and attach with pocket hole screws) working with a Kreg Jig pocket hole jig (or identical)
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What size is the console desk?
The stable wood farmhouse console stands a regular 30″ substantial and is 12 3/4″ deep and 66″ prolonged — but the length is adjustable! (See under)
Is the console desk length adjustable?
Sure, which is 1 of the very best attributes of this effortless Do it yourself farmhouse entry desk! The cabinets and best are very easily adjusted to regardless of what length you’d like, from about 48″ prolonged (minimum amount) up to a whole 12-foot 2×12 board! (or even a 16′ board!)
For an added prolonged 12′ console, or any console in excess of about 8 feet, I’d suggest adding yet another X leg part or two for help.
If you just need an effortless side desk, 1 X leg foundation is really strong with a shorter tabletop, also! Just skip the center shelf (but you may however want to install the help for additional balance).
Is the desk portable?
Whilst this desk isn’t designed to be portable, the cabinets can be remaining unattached, so indeed, it can be moved very easily in numerous pieces. It would be a wonderful reward desk for a bash or marriage ceremony reception — and our portable wood marriage ceremony arch would be a wonderful addition, also!
If you’d like to use this Do it yourself wood console desk for gatherings and will be shifting it often, you could try working with flush mount brackets like this on the X-leg cross pieces so it will take up significantly less room. I have not ever tried using this but it is an idea — and which is the very best aspect of Do it yourself! 🙂
How to Complete a Double X Wooden Farmhouse Console Desk
Soon after building the console desk, fill the pocket holes with filler and allow for to dry. Sand the legs and cabinets until eventually easy, ending with a hundred and twenty-a hundred and fifty grit sandpaper.
For a darker present day farmhouse console desk like the inspiration graphic, spray paint the foundation black or oil-rubbed bronze (like the fake metallic foundation on this reclaimed wood coffee desk). Then stain the cabinets. For a genuinely custom made-seeking desk, try layering an aged grey stain with yet another stain (like this Do it yourself present day farmhouse console desk).
For a white and wood two tone farmhouse appear, I 1st primed the X legs, then painted them white. I utilized pre-stain conditioner to the best and cabinets, then stained them with Rustoleum Carrington. You’ll want to safeguard the stained wood with a best coat, like polyurethane.
At the time all of the complete dried, I slid the best and cabinets into put and which is it! Done!
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First printed 07.23.sixteen // Previous up-to-date 04.03.20