How to Make Your Own DIY TV Stand

How to Make Your Own DIY TV Stand or Table

With this simple, attractive stand, you can give your television a nice home. It provides space for a large flat-screen television, as well as space for additional components.

In addition, there is additional space for storing speakers or displaying some of your most treasured possessions.


Wooden Items

  • 4Board , 1×2 X 96 “
  • 1Board , 2×2 X 96″
  • 2Board , 1×6 X 96″
  • 1Board , 1×6 X 72″
  • 2Board , 1×8 X 96″
  • 1Plywood , 3/4″ X 24″ X 48″
  • 1Plywood , 1/4 “X 24″ X 24”

Hardware & Supplies

  • 100 x 1 1/4″ Coarse-Thread Pocket-Hole Screws
  • 20 x 1-1/4 inches 18-Gauge Brad Nails
  • 8 x 1/4 inches Shelf Pins

Create the Tracks

Cut four Front & Back Rails and again four End Rails from 1×2. Drill pocket holes in these Rails holes using a Pocket-Hole Jig kit for 3/4″ material. Smooth rails by sanding it.

Cut Legs and Put Together

As illustrated in the cutting diagram, cut 4 Legs to length from your 2×2 board. Attach the Rails and the Legs using 1 1/4 inch screws, as illustrated “coarse-threaded Pocket-Hole Screws

Build the Leading Slats

Cut three 1×6 Top Slats to the appropriate lengths, as shown in the diagram. As indicated, drill pocket holes into these components.

Put the Top Together

Connect the Top boards together using 1 1/4 “As illustrated, build a panel using coarse-threaded Kreg Pocket-Hole Screws. Sand the table top assembly as required refining the wood and the connections between the Slats.

Construct the Bottom Slats

Cut two Base Slats to the specified length from 1×8 boards, as depicted in the cutting diagram. With your pocket hole jig calibrated for a 3/4 “material, pocket holes should be drilled as shown in these pieces. Notch two more corners of each Base Slat with a jigsaw.

Build the Foundation

Use 1 1/4 inch to join the Base boards “As illustrated, build a panel using coarse-threaded Pocket-Hole Screws. As per requirement, sand the base assembly to smooth your wood and also Slat joints.

Build Shelving

As indicated by the cutting diagram, cut two Wide Shelf Slats from 1×8 boards and two Narrow Shelf Slats from 1×6 boards to length. Then, pair a Narrow Slat with a Wide Slat for each shelf and drill pocket holes as illustrated.

Create the Shelving Units

Connect a Narrow Shelf Slat to a Wide Shelf Slat utilising a 1 1/4 “As shown, build a panel using coarse-threaded Kreg Pocket-Hole Screws. Repeat this process to construct the second shelf. Each shelf unit must be sanded.

Setup the Top and Bottom

Connect the Top and the Bottom to the stand by driving 1-1/4 “From underneath, coarse-threaded Kreg Pocket-Hole Screws are inserted. When attaching the Top, ensure that it hangs over the stand evenly on all sides. Ensure that the Base has uniform spacing between each leg.

Create the Partitions

Cut two Dividers to size from 3/4 “plywood cut in accordance with the cutting diagram. Using a Kreg Pocket-Hole Jig configured for a 3/4 “-thick material, drill pocket holes as illustrated in one face of each Divider.

Drill shelf-pin holes as indicated. A Kreg Shelf Pin Jig simplifies the process of achieving uniform spacing and straight holes, resulting in shelves that are free of wobble.

Make Adjustments and Install Dividers

Divider Trim pieces can be cut from a 1×2 board by following the diagram. Now attach the Dividers as shown by driving 1 1/4 inch screws “Install Top Slats and Base Slats using coarse-thread Pocket-Hole Screws.

Before driving the screws, verify that the Dividers are straight and square. Then, nail the Divider Trim pieces to the Divider such that each side’s protrusion is proportional.

Build a Rear Panel

Size a Back Panel made from 1/4 “plywood cut in accordance with the cutting diagram. Then, drill three holes as indicated for the wires to pass through.

Close the Rear Buttons

Attach the Back to the back edges of the dividers by nailing it using 1-1/4 “brad nails. Add paint or a finish of your choice to complete your TV stand after any necessary final sanding. We stained the wood grey.

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