Make a DIY Industrial Style Scaffold Table

Mention scaffold furniture and most people think of a table made from scaffold tubes and boards. Make with used scaffold boards and upcycle your credibility.  Robust yet easy to make, and equally at home in the dining room or even in the office as a scaffold desk.  Combine with a couple of scaffold benches to make a picnic table for the patio.

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This is what we're making
This is what we're making

Build your own industrial style table from scaffold poles and boards

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Source components for table
Source components for table

Download PDF for tips, dimensions and detailed component / cutting list

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01: Remove scaffold band ends
01: Remove scaffold band ends

Using a claw hammer and screwdriver / blunt chisel, carefully remove band ends

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02: Cut scaffold boards to size
02: Cut scaffold boards to size

Decide on correct no. of boards for width then cut board length, not forgetting cross bearers

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03: Sand and paint scaffold boards
03: Sand and paint scaffold boards

Whether used or new boards, sand and treat/paint to get desired finish

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04: Replace scaffold band ends
04: Replace scaffold band ends

Re-position previously removed band ends and nails, if you like that style or buy more

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05: Screw bearers to long boards
05: Screw bearers to long boards

Screw short bearers to underside of long scaffold boards

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06: Screw on scaffold leg clamps
06: Screw on scaffold leg clamps

Loosely assemble base to get position of leg clamps, then mark and screws in place

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07:  Assemble scaffold leg base
07: Assemble scaffold leg base

Put together tubes and clamps to create table base

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