When we decided to tackle the Playroom Office Makeover a play table was on the "Must-Have" list. The boys were always trying to find space on the floor to color or play a board game amidst a clutter of disorganization. I'm sure it didn't bother them as much as it bothered me. It drove me nuts! I started flipping through my fav kid's catalogs and of course loved all the options and hated all the prices. At this point in time dropping a couple hundo (plus tax and shipping) on a toddler table seemed silly. Realistically we're going to get 2 more years out of a kid's play table and then I'm sure we'll need a proper desk and chairs as they grow. Enter super awesome husband slash carpenter.
I showed him this piece from the Land of Nod catalog…
|via Land of Nod|
and after a trip to Home Depot for supplies that cost just shy of 50 bucks we were on our way to a custom fit table for the playroom. Here's how….
Supplies & Cuts
TIP: for a custom look cut a 15 degree angle on the bottom of each 2" x 3" legs
TIP: for a custom look round the top edge of the pre-cut wood top with a router and sand down the edges
TIP: for custom look add decorative trim along the bottom of the shelf
Not a bad Land of Nod knock-off for $50 right?
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