Tip & How-To about Luggage & Travel

Turn Travel Trunk into a Coffee Table

Making your old travel trunk into a coffee table can be a very good feature to add to your decore and can be a great conversation starting piece. The best part is that turining it into a coffee table is not a very difficult thing to do.

Most travel trunks are a little too short to be a proper coffee table so you are going to want to find some table legs that you like and cut them down to the height that you want the table to be at. If they are wood you can even stain them to match the trunk or other furniture in your house.

Things you are going to need:
- A travel trunk
- 4 table leg straight top plates
- 4 table legs
- screws and a drill

If you are going to stain the legs then you should stain the legs before you start and allow them to dry.

Using the drill screw the table leg plates to the corners on the underside of the trunk. Once the legs dry screw them into the leg plates and flit the trunk over. And walla! you have a brand new vintage coffee table.

Posted by on

Luggage & Travel Logo

Related Topics:

Related Questions:

3 Answers

Anyone have a simple tip for using flowers to decorate a table outside other than a boring vase?

A house absolutely free of factors is a bit boring, basically. And so instead of creating a gourmet coffee dining room table totally free associated with almost any objects, you can have a simple table lamp which has a couple of flower bouquets, as an example. Or a crystal clear workspace might just employ a spouse and children photo. An in any other case empty wall probably have a tasteful piece of art.

Dec 25, 2013 | Garden

1 Answer

What more should I look rather than a table?

The functionality your coffee table offers depends on your needs. If you're looking for a multifunctional coffee table you should look for coffee tables with additional shelves, drawers or compartments if you need them to double up for storage. Also you should look for trunks and ottomans that can offer lots of storage. In Some tables they have surfaces that can be raised for working or eating so you should check it out.

Jul 31, 2012 | Furniture

1 Answer

Any ideas for decorating my picnic table?

Thereare some brilliant ways to liven up aboring plastic or wooden picnic table. Take a look at this slide show for somereally great suggestions http://www.countryliving.com/cooking/entertaining/outdoor-party-decorations-0409#slide-1

Jul 25, 2012 | Furniture

2 Answers

conversation area does not show after tapping enter botton and i cannot add emotions when chatting.

make sure you have the latest version, if you do then you will have to uninstall and reinstall messenger

Sep 05, 2009 | Yahoo Messenger

Not finding what you are looking for?

615 people viewed this tip

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Luggage & Travel Experts

Dave braun
Dave braun

Level 2 Expert

105 Answers

Tom Chichester

Level 3 Expert

34814 Answers

Bobby Lewis
Bobby Lewis

Level 2 Expert

163 Answers

Are you a Luggage and Travel Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions