We came across a side table with an X-brace base at a local furniture store and thought “that looks easy enough” but we wanted to do something a little different. We haven’t really experimented with concrete, so this was definitely a learn as you go kind of process. Luckily we had a few kid free hours to venture to Home Depot and figure out exactly how we were going to make this concrete X-brace side table work. So here you have it; our first ever concrete project! Built for under $20 and I think it goes great with our Belvedere Lounge Chair!
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- 2x 2 x 4 x 96″ Premium Studs; SPF
- 1x 1 x 2 x 96″ Common Boards; Pine
- 80 lb bag of Quikcrete
- Melamine Panel or scrap plywood (min. 30″ x 30″)
- 2-1/2″ Kreg Pocket Hole Screws
- 1-1/4″ Kreg Pocket Hole Screws
- 10ft of Galvanized Flashing (at least 3″ wide)
Side Table Plans Printable PDF
To finish the base of this concrete x-brace side table we choose to go with Rust-Oleum Dark Walnut followed by 4 coats of Rust-Oleum in satin finish. To see more photos of this check out my post on Remodelaholic!
As always, if you have any questions don’t hesitate to comment below and especially don’t forget to post pictures of your finished products in the comments! ENJOY!