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So, there’s a bit of a design dilemma in our home. I have a love for all things vintage and a bit retro, and that includes industrial-chic, too. My boyfriend, well, let’s just say we would own the most sleek and modern furnishings available if he had his way. We’re talking Star Trek-style modern. See the problem here? It’s virtually impossible to marry both of our styles, so we usually agree on something contemporary or retro/modern-inspired, shake hands and move on. But I stumbled across this reclaimed wood coffee table and I just couldn’t let it pass me by. (Especially if I can make it myself.) Dan Faires, Design Star season five fan favorite and host of DanMade, created this rustic, industrial project that’s surprisingly easy to make and incredibly charming all the way around. And I’m pretty positive boyfriend won’t object to this living room centerpiece, especially if he knows it was handcrafted by moi.

how to make a reclaimed wood coffee table

To make this coffee table, you need four thick pieces of reclaimed wood, L-brackets, screws, casters, polyurethane paint or stain, a circular saw and sandpaper. Get the Full Materials List and Step-by-Step Instructions >>

Watch the video below to see Dan in action and to pick up some helpful tips:

So, are you dying to bring this rustic piece into your home, too? Start building and let us know how it turns out.

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Kayla KittsKayla Kitts is an editor for HGTV.com. You can find her doing at least one of the following: shopping for home decor at local vintique stores, picking out produce at...

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