DIY Guide: How to Build a Bedside Table with Drawers | HomeFurnishingsByDesign

Are you tired of your old, boring bedside table? Why not build your own with drawers for extra storage? With our step-by-step guide, you can create a beautiful and functional piece of furniture that fits your style and needs.

Materials Needed

  • Wood boards (2x4s, 1x4s, and 1x6s)
  • Table saw or circular saw
  • Drill and drill bits
  • Screws and nails
  • Wood glue
  • Sandpaper
  • Stain or paint
  • Drawer slides
  • Drawer knobs or handles

Step-by-Step Guide

  1. Measure and cut the wood boards to the desired size for the table and drawers.
  2. Assemble the table frame using the 2x4s and screws.
  3. Add the tabletop using the 1x6s and nails.
  4. Attach the drawer slides to the inside of the table frame.
  5. Build the drawers using the 1x4s and wood glue.
  6. Attach the drawer knobs or handles.
  7. Sand the table and drawers until smooth.
  8. Stain or paint the table and drawers to your desired finish.

Voila! You now have a beautiful and functional bedside table with drawers. Don’t forget to share your creation with us on social media using the hashtag #HomeFurnishingsByDesignDIY.

Why Choose HomeFurnishingsByDesign?

At HomeFurnishingsByDesign, we offer affordable luxury furniture and decor that caters to your specific needs and style. Our seasoned design consultants are always ready to offer inspiration and guidance, and our online store provides round-the-clock shopping convenience. Check out our favorite bedside tables for more inspiration, and don’t forget to schedule a free design consultation with us today!


  • How long does it take to build a bedside table with drawers? Depending on your skill level and available tools, it can take anywhere from a few hours to a few days.
  • What type of wood should I use? We recommend using a hardwood like oak or maple for durability.
  • Can I customize the size and design? Absolutely! Feel free to adjust the measurements and design to fit your specific needs and style.

Key Takeaways

  • Building your own bedside table with drawers is a fun and rewarding DIY project.
  • HomeFurnishingsByDesign offers affordable luxury furniture and decor that caters to your specific needs and style.
  • Schedule a free design consultation with us today to get started on your next home decor project.

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