Bamboo

Bamboo Legs Revisited: Two New Looks

DIY side table made with upcycled bamboo garden stake legs.  I paired the bamboo legs with a simple pine board table top.
DIY side table made with upcycled bamboo garden stake legs.  I paired the bamboo legs with an interesting plastic cutting board as the table top.

Previously, I used these bamboo legs in a nightstand project. I liked the legs so much that I wanted to show you two new stylish side tables using the same bamboo legs.


Both of the table tops are easy to make.  The first is a pine board that I sanded and finished.  The second is a cutting board that I unpackaged.  It doesn’t get much easier!

I have broken this post into three parts:

  • Making the bamboo legs and base
  • Making the pine board and bamboo leg side table
  • Making the plastic cutting board and bamboo leg side table

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Nightstand Made of Fiberboard Drawer Unit and Bamboo Legs

DIY nightstand made of fiberboard drawer unit and bamboo legs.


These bamboo legs are made from ordinary garden stakes.  I paired them with a fiberboard drawer unit to make a nightstand.

Another view of DIY nightstand made of fiberboard drawer unit and bamboo legs.
DIY bamboo furniture legs.

I bought this fiberboard drawer unit at the Container Store for about $20.  It’s designed as an organizer for papers.  You can find this type of drawer unit in different colors and patterns at many stores.  If you want something more durable, look for similar drawer units made of steel or wood.  The legs were made from bamboo garden stakes and cost less than a dollar each. (more…)