A DIY sofa table is easy to build and solves many issues within the living room or family room area. There is always a need for task lighting, and a sofa table is the ideal place to put a reading lamp. Clutter is also another issue that a sofa table with storage can address and help you keep room clutter to a minimum, plus the table will provide a flat surface for displaying photos and other cherished items. Don’t let a small space discourage you from building your own behind the couch table, there are plans included in this list that will show you how to build a narrow sofa table that takes up very little floor space. Check out these 15 DIY sofa tables that you can build easily and find one that is just right for your living space.
Sleek and Modern
This sleek and modern design is also very narrow and works well in a small room. Place sofa table behind the couch in front of a window for a perfect location to grow house plants. Get the tutorial at blog.jennasuedesign.com
Use this ingenious idea that takes leftover pieces from other DIY projects and fits them together to create a decorative behind the sofa table. This idea will inspire other building uses for leftover project material.
Beautiful and functional, these sofa table plans show you how to build an attractive furniture piece that has plenty of storage. Perfect for a sofa that sits in the center of a room.
Rustic Sofa Table
Compliment your rustic home decor with a stylish rustic sofa console table. This X base design can be carried over into many other pieces of DIY furniture for a cohesive rustic decor in any room of the home. The X design is so simple to create. All that’s needed is a top board cut to the desired width and length and two side boards cut to the needed height. Put the top and side together, then measure diagonally for the right length for the X. Cut two boards for the X and attach one board on the front side of the console table and the other board on the back.
Cubby Hole Storage
Use these plans to create a DIY sofa table with storage. Attractive cubby holes can hold decorative treasures and stylish baskets that will hide away items that are less than attractive. Step by step instructions will walk you through this easy build.
$25 Sofa Table
Simple design, yet very modern and stylish. Quick, easy and inexpensive to build and these easy to follow directions will take you through the building process without a hitch. For an investment of $25 and a couple hours, you can create this sofa table too.
Another rustic behind the sofa table design. Easy and stylish, this DIY sofa table will add a stylish backdrop for your couch, plus provide a surface for lamps, books and other items.
Narrow Sofa Table
Small space? Here is a perfect narrow sofa table with a built-in electrical outlet that won’t take up much room. The narrow table can be only 6 or 8 inches wide, yet it creates a tremendous amount of surface space behind a sofa that is perfect for placing task lighting, a clock, books or other display items.
Glass Top Display Case
Have the best of both worlds with this ingenuous sofa table design. Shelves on the bottom provide lots of storage space while a glass display case on top holds mementos that are only to be looked at. The glass case shows them off while keeping them clear of dust and protected from breakage.
These DIY sofa table plans show you how to build a big, beefy truss design table that will fit in with big pieces of masculine furniture. Easy to build, attractive to look at.
Distressed Sofa Table
Small space? Here is a sofa table created from reclaimed wood. By using reclaimed lumber, you’ll be helping to save a tree and have a trendy piece of home furnishing. To create this simple design, all you need is a piece of reclaimed wood cut to size for the top, 4 matching distress pieces of lumber that are cut half as wide as the top to make the under-skirt support system and four legs made from any reclaimed material. Glue and nail the boards together and place behind your sofa.
Simple box design provides four bottom shelves for easy access storage. These sofa table plans enable you to build a sleek, modern storage unit that can be painted to match your room decor.
Floor Boards and Stair Balusters
This amazing sofa console was made with leftover floor boards and baluster, but no one will ever know unless you tell them. The finished table looks like a furniture piece from a high end show room and you can have the same look with these easy to follow instructions.
Rolling C Table
This simple design enables you to have a sofa table where and when you need it. The simple design fits any sofa and hidden wheels makes it easily portable so it can go where it’s needed.
Sawhorse Sofa Table
Create this sawhorse sofa table that can be moved from behind the couch to a focal point in the room. Easy and inexpensive to build, create more than one for use as a TV console or coffee table. Sawhorse legs can be built to any size and so can the table top.