How to make a coffee table with pallets

A beautiful wooden coffee table is one of the best ways to give a living room an instant upgrade, but anything you find in a furniture store is guaranteed to cost you an arm and a leg.
Instead of shelling out big bucks for a new coffee table, why not grab a couple old pallets and make one? Watch the video tutorial and check out the instructions below to learn how it's done. You can paint the table any color to make a statement or keep it neutral to blend in.
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Materials
- 2 pallets
- Electric sander
- Chalk paint
- Paintbrush
- 4 caster wheels
- Electric drills
- Screws
- Washers
Instructions
1. Use an electric sander to remove any splinters and rough bits from both of the pallets.
2. Cover both pallets with a coat of chalk paint, leaving the bottoms unpainted if desired. Let the paint dry.
3. Flip over one pallet over and attach a caster wheel to each of the bottom four corners using a washer and a screw for each corner of the wheel plate.
4. Flip over the pallet again and set the second pallet on top of it.
5. Attach the pallets in several places with washers and screws to ensure that the top pallet won't slide off.
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