How to use two identical sideboards or low dressers and a hollow core door to make a large work table for a craft room.
These two cabinets used to be in my dining room. When I got new dining room furniture and didn’t need them anymore, I didn’t know what to do with them.
Then I got the idea to use them as the base for my craft room work table.
How to Make a Craft Room Work Table
I covered a hollow core door that I purchased at The Home Depot with black shiny vinyl. I stapled the excess to the underside. I found the vinyl at a local fabric store for $1.00 a yard. At that price I bought the whole roll – about 12 yards. I needed 3 yards for the table.
I cut a piece of a rug liner to place on top of the two cabinets.
This will ensure that the door will not slide after being placed on top of the cabinets.
Next, center the door on top of the cabinets.
I attached decorative ribbon around the edge of the covered door with brass tacks.
To have the table powered for my electrical tools, I attached an electrical strip to the back underside of the table with screws and plugged it into the floor outlet.
On half of the table I placed a piece of Homasote and a rotary cutting mat. I also placed a measuring tape along one side of the table and secured it with packaging tape.
This is the side I glue, cut, and paste on. If I need the whole length of the table – the components can be easily removed.
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