Crafts for adults have been on my mind recently, with the advent of craft tables and the introduction of Amazon’s Crafts to Be.
Crafts has a lot of great advice on making a table for a group of friends or family, as well as tips on how to decorate it to look and feel great.
If you’re a beginner, this post may not be for you.
I do recommend you read through the rest of this post to find out what’s in the box, how to fit it in your home and whether it will fit in your space.
You’ll need: A sturdy wooden craft table The materials You’ll need for the craft table: 2 wooden blocks A sharp knife The tablecloth (if you want to keep it as it is, it’s optional) The table cover (optional) You’ll also need a glue gun and some paint (optional).
You’ll want to make sure you have enough glue, but don’t worry if you don’t – there’s a tutorial here if you’re unsure how to get it going.
Make the craft TableStep 1.
Make your craft tableStep 2.
Get glue in the houseStep 3.
Find a nice, safe spot to place your craft tablesThe best place to put your table is a corner or corner of the room.
It doesn’t matter where the craft tables are placed, but if you want a more stable setup, make sure your craft room is somewhere that can stand up to the crafttable.
Grab the craftclothStep 5.
Grab a sharp knifeStep 6.
Cut the craft sheetStep 7.
Grab some paintStep 8.
Make a small stainStep 9.
Paint the tableStep 10.
Stick the craftsheet on topStep 11.
Place the craftplateStep 12.
Repeat Step 4Step 13.
Cut out the craft paperStep 14.
Use a glue stickStep 15.
Paint itStep 16.
Repeat the last stepStep 17.
Repeat for the tableclothStep 18.
Put the craft plate in placeStep 19.
Repeat step 3Step 20.
Place your craftcloth back on top of the craft boardStep 21.
Use glueStep 22.
Use some paintIf you want, you can add a decorative element to your table.
I’ve included a few ideas below to get you started.
Step 1Make your crafttableThe wooden crafttable is what you want for your table, and the materials you’ll need are all in the same section.
Craft tablecloth is optional, and if you aren’t sure whether you want it, you’ll want a glue-free cloth.
The tablecloth comes in a variety of sizes, but the smaller the cloth, the bigger the table it will sit on.
You can choose a cloth of any size, from a little old fashioned paper to a big old black felt.
The craft tablecloth will fit easily into a small corner or side-table, and it’s great for adding a little extra character to your space by adding more dimension.
For the tablecover, a plastic cover that looks like it’s from the 80s, but isn’t really, will make a nice addition to your room.
The craft table will also work well as a shelf.
Step 2Get glue in your houseThere are two ways you can glue a tablecloth to a wooden block, and both of them require a sharp object.
I recommend using a knife.
I find it easier to use a sharp tool like a machete or a fork, but you can also use scissors or scissors-nosed pliers if you prefer.
If you can’t find a sharp blade, the best option for your tool is a metal screwdriver.
It can be quite sharp, and you can cut through wood with it.
The metal screwdrivers will also get in the way of other objects, like your paintbrush or paint brush holder.
The paintbrush holder and paintbrush will also prevent it from getting stuck in your craft box.
Once you’ve got the glue set, it is time to attach the craft frame.
This is where the magic happens.
You’ll be making a frame for the frame, so make sure that you can get the frame in position before you get glue on it.
Step 3Grab a sharp and sturdy knifeStep 4Put the craft knife in a viceStep 5Cut the craft clothStep 6Take the craft bladeStep 7Paint the craft pieceStep 8Paint a stainStep 8Take the paintStep 9Add the craft platesStep 10Place the craftplatesStep 11Put the table coverStep 12Put the glue on top