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Awesome Furniture

Sneaker Box Sofa Tables

Sneaker Box Sofa Tables
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CustomBigCartel makes wooden sofa tables that look like giant sneaker boxes. Their lids open up to reveal a large, illuminated storage area that’s perfect for holding shoes but also works for other items. They all come with Nike or Air Jordan logos and are available in 6-pair and 12-pair sizes.

Infinity Mirror Mine Shaft Table

Infinity Mirror Mine Shaft Table

Placing a one-way mirror in front of a regular mirror can create an infinite reflection illusion. It’s typically used to make glitzy disco-style lighting, but in this video from Wiz’s Woodwork, he shows us how to use the effect to make it look like his coffee table leads down a very long mine shaft.

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Making a Table Entirely Out of Epoxy Resin

Making a Table Entirely Out of Epoxy Resin

Most furniture has a structure made out of wood or metal. But HomeMadeModern wanted to see if it was possible to fabricate a table entirely from epoxy resin. He started by making a wood prototype, then used those parts to create silicone molds to cast the resin. The finished piece is sturdy and has a truly unique look.

Livtab CyberOne Gaming Desk

Livtab CyberOne Gaming Desk

The CyberOne is an adjustable standing desk for gamers. It adjusts 29″ to 47″ tall and has dual pull-out drawers, USB/USB-C ports, a wireless charger, and cable management. The upgraded Plus and Pro models add features like a perforated backboard, a storage bin with a cup holder, LED lighting, and a tower PC bracket.

Recycling Face Masks Into a Park Bench

Recycling Face Masks Into a Park Bench

Since the start of the pandemic, the world has been using huge amounts of personal protective equipment. The Brothers Make teamed up with recycler ReWorked to see what they could do with the plastic found in disposable face masks. They melted and extruded the resulting polypropylene granules into the parts for a park bench.

Building a Recycled Satellite Dish Chair

Building a Recycled Satellite Dish Chair

Makers Simone Giertz and Laura Kampf teamed up to release Build Dice – a fun gift item to inspire creativity through randomization. After giving the dice a few rolls, they decided to build a chair by recycling an old satellite dish. They cut and folded the metal to form a seat, then gave it hardwood arms and legs.

Nouhaus Classic Massage Chair

Nouhaus Classic Massage Chair
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Massage chairs are great, but their look is more suited to a salon than your living room. The Nouhaus massage chair looks like a piece of high-end furniture. The curvy swivel chair offers percussive, rolling, and kneading massages, and has built-in speakers. It’s made with real leather and comes with a matching ottoman.

Couchmaster Cybot Lap Desk

Couchmaster Cybot Lap Desk
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This oversize lap desk opens up a serious workspace while you sit on the couch or in bed. It has a vented spot for up to a 17″ laptop, along with a large mousepad, built-in wrist pads, a tablet holder, and pockets for your mouse and other accessories. Its padded armrests provide support and comfort and can be repositioned.

Fire Hose Bench

Fire Hose Bench
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This unique furniture piece from Axes and Hose Co. is a great gift for a firefighter or anyone who appreciates our selfless first-responders. Each bench is handmade from wood, wrapped in recycled fire hoses woven to form its seat. We particularly appreciate the Thin Red Line design. Measures 40.5″ L x 20.5″ W x 20″ H.

The Base Concrete + Wood Nightstand

The Base Concrete + Wood Nightstand
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Saint-Hyacinthe, Canada’s CurlyWoods makes these distinctive and substantial nightstands with a fiberglass-reinforced concrete body, a wood base, and live-edge wood drawer with smooth drawer glides. They come in three sizes – in black walnut, cherry, maple, or white oak. Get a 10% discount when ordering two or more.

Making an LED Party Table

Making an LED Party Table

Brad from Fix This Build That shows how he fabricated a coffee table that’s great parties. He built the table from cedar and MDF, and it packs a beer cooler, Bluetooth speakers, and recessed LED lights that animate to the beat of the music. He had a few challenges along the way, but the end result looks great.

Tamarack Foldable Chair

Tamarack Foldable Chair
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CleverMade’s folding wood chair offers a comfy spot for relaxing anywhere, and sits at a leisurely angle for chilling out or gazing at the stars. It’s made from sustainable acacia wood and folds nearly flat, so you can easily store it under a bed or behind another piece of furniture. Holds up to 250 lbs.

Wally Bar Cart

Wally Bar Cart
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This wheeled bar cart from Urban Outfitters features a playful mid-century modern design. Its swoopy iron structure is coated in a bright green finish and has two glass shelves for storing your favorite spirits and barware. If you’re ready to go all-in on 1970s style, they sell a matching coffee table, floor mirror, and side table.

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Core Padded Saucer Chair

Core Padded Saucer Chair
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Core Equipment’s saucer-shaped chair offers a cozy, oversized seating area, along with a quilted seat and a padded headrest. Its fold-up steel frame can hold up to 300 lb, and it includes a built-in cupholder, and a carrying bag. Available in grey or wine red.

Making a Hidden 4-Player Arcade Cabinet

Making a Hidden 4-Player Arcade Cabinet

Arcade machines are lots of fun, but they aren’t typically living room friendly. Bob from I Like to Make Stuff shows off a piece of furniture that combines a storage unit with a Raspberry Pi arcade, and four sets of arcade controls in a hidden, slide-out shelf. If you’re feeling ambitious, you can buy the plans to build your own.

Glitch Battlefield Gaming Desk

Glitch Battlefield Gaming Desk
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A slick and futuristic desk for gamers or any computer setup. Its triple-decker design provides room for dual or ultra-wide monitors, a keyboard, mouse, controllers, headphones, and more. It has built-in cable management, a front-facing USB hub, and RGB LED accent lighting. They also sell a matching gaming chair.

DIY PVC Pipe Pool Lounger

DIY PVC Pipe Pool Lounger

HomeMadeModern shows us how to create an eye-catching curved pool lounge chair from plywood and PVC pipe. The main trick was cutting notches for the pipes using a hole saw drill bit, then slicing through their centers with a jigsaw. After screwing all the PVC into place, he spray-painted it in a beachy green Krylon Fusion paint.

Threaded Rod Audio Rack

Threaded Rod Audio Rack
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Audiophiles and tech junkies generally prefer component systems. We love the look of this equipment rack from Silver Beard Lamp Co. It’s handmade from thick threaded rods, bolts, and blackboard – birch laminated plywood with a layered pine core. It comes in 4- and 5-tier heights and sizes from 22″ x 12″ to 30″ x 22″.

Making a Wood Folding Chair

Making a Wood Folding Chair

While you could buy some cheap folding chairs, we prefer the modern design of Get Hands Dirty’s design, which has a clean, angular look, and is something that you can build for yourself if you’ve got the right tools and lumber. The wood shaving interlude was a nice touch.

Making a Giant LEGO Gear Coffee Table

Making a Giant LEGO Gear Coffee Table

Woodworker Frank Howarth was wanted to turn a slice of a fir tree into something different than a typical coffee table. So he set out to create a giant version of a LEGO gear. After patching a crack in the wood with bacon-shaped ties, he encountered a frustrating obstacle while cutting the pattern but persevered.

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Airdesk GEN2 Studio Workstation Desk

Airdesk GEN2 Studio Workstation Desk
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Want a recording studio in your home? This tiered workstation is ideal for music or video production. It has three smooth-gliding shelves for keyboards, controllers, and other equipment and a top shelf for an ultra-widescreen or multiple displays and speakers. It measures 60″ W x 40″ H x 15″ D, and comes in a variety of wood finishes.

ACME Cargo Coffee Table

ACME Cargo Coffee Table
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This metal coffee table is designed to look like a shipping container. Underneath its surface is a large storage area that can be accessed behind a single sliding door. It measures 26″ D x 47″ W x 18″ H and comes in gunmetal or white finishes. They also sell several other pieces of cargo-inspired furniture in the collection.

Making a Rainbow Wood Cabinet

Making a Rainbow Wood Cabinet

Woodworker and artist Blake Weber shows us the incredible and laborious process behind making this beautiful cabinet. The most remarkable feature is the set of curved doors he built by bending different colors of wood. He actually made two of these – one for himself and he sold the other one on his website.

Loungie Flip Chair

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This comfy and casual lounger is perfect for those times when you need an extra chair, or just want to laze around. It’s got a soft microsuede cover and folds to form a lounge chair, upright chair, or bed. Plus, its cover is removable for easy cleaning. Available in a variety of colors in The Awesomer Shop.

Making a Floating Bed

Making a Floating Bed

Every bed we’ve ever slept on had visible legs or a platform to hold it up. But HomeMadeModern created an amazing bed that appears to float off of the ground. It has a tubular steel frame with its legs inset substantially from its edges. Its headboard is made from live-edge cedar and has small built-in shelves.

Voyager Outdoor Chair

Voyager Outdoor Chair
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PARKIT’s Voyager chair raises the bar for outdoor seating, with its stylish woven seat, real wood armrests, and aircraft-grade aluminum frame. Under its seat cushion is a drink cooler, which can keep ice frozen for up to 8 hours. It has built-in backpack straps and a detachable cup holder for left- or right-handed users.

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