Knock Off Hyde Side Table

I’ve been looking for a table for the awkward space between my sofa and loveseat for a while now.  I could never find anything that I liked, that was the right size and in my price range.  Then I discovered Ana at Knock Off Wood.   If you haven’t discovered Ana yet, go check her out.  She has free plans for all sorts of wood furniture.  Want something you’ve seen in the latest PB catalog?  Ana just might have it.  In love with some furniture from West Elm or Crate and Barrel?  Better check with Ana before you buy. 

Here is what I made:
Wood Hyde Side TableCome a little closer…

Hyde style side table

Hyde table knockoff closeup 
I used Ana’s plans for the Knock Off Pottery Barn Hyde side table.  I’m very pleased with how it turned out and happy to report that I made it ALL by myself!  The wood for this project cost less than $20. 

Hyde table construction
I modified the size of the table in Ana’s plans and made mine 28 inches by 35 inches so it would fit perfectly between my couch and loveseat.  I followed Ana’s instructions with the exception that I used a pneumatic nailer for most the construction, using wood screws at a couple of key places. 

Unfinished Hyde Table look a like
Because I made it from pine, I used Minwax Wood Conditioner before staining it with Minwax Dark Walnut Stain.

Stained Hyde Side Table
Then I finished it off with two coats of Minwax Wipe-On Poly.  (I love this stuff – so easy to apply.) 

Finished Hyde Side Table Knock off
It’s really a nice addition to my family room.  Thanks Ana!

33 thoughts on “Knock Off Hyde Side Table

  1. Carolyn, this table is fabulous. I love how it fits perfectly in your space – that's something you cannont buy. And a first project? WOW!

  2. Awesome job you did here with this table…looks outstanding! Hope you have a FUN day!

    Blessings,
    Linda
    NIFTY THRIFTY TUESDAYS PARTY

  3. That looks amazing! My husband just commented too that we should do that. I said, DUH! 🙂

    Isn't it amazing what you can do when you've got the inspiration?

    Thanks for linking up

    Rachelle

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