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Can you use a bedside table as an end table?

Can you use a bedside table as an end table?

That’s where you’ll find nightstands—and really a whole new world of living room side and end table possibilities. They’re similar to accent tables in shape and size, so this is an easy swap to make, even if you want to use pieces you already have on hand.

What should I put on my bedside table?

10 Essentials You Should Always Have on Your Bedside Table

  1. Add a Bedside Lamp. Rivet Gold Table Lamp.
  2. Relax with Essential Oils. Vitruvi Stone Diffuser.
  3. Hit Snooze. Charlie Gold Alarm Clock.
  4. Make Your Tissues Chicer.
  5. Stash a Sleep Mask.
  6. Add a Phone Stand (and Fresh Flowers)
  7. Use a Catchall Tray.
  8. Curl Up With a Good Book.

What can I turn my nightstand into?

Most of these projects are so easy that you can have them finished by bedtime.

  1. Vintage Bar Cart Nightstand.
  2. IKEA Hack Striped Nightstand.
  3. Easy DIY Suitcase Stand.
  4. Repurposed Metal Cart Nightstand.
  5. Vintage Trunk Turned Nightstand.
  6. Repurposed Antique Cabinet Nightstand.
  7. Old Drum Nightstand.
  8. Easy DIY Ladder Stand.

How big is a side panel on a nightstand?

Each nightstand will have two 27″ long side panels and a 17 ½″ long bottom panel. . I didn’t bother edge banding these pieces since the edges will be covered with a face frame later.

What’s the best way to build a nightstand?

The face frames on these nightstands were made using 1x3s for the sides and a 1×4 at the bottom. I cut these to length on the miter saw and assembled using ¾″ pocket holes and 1 ¼″ pocket hole screws. RELATED: Check out the TOP 10 tools and gadgets I recommend using for cabinet and furniture building here. .

Where do I put the Charger on my nightstand?

Make sure your nightstand has an opening in the back (or that you can add one) in order to feed an extension cable through. The drawer that will contain your charging cables should light up comfortable with the height of your bed.

How many drawers do you need for a nightstand?

If you plan to store other items, get one with two (or more) drawers. Make sure your nightstand has an opening in the back (or that you can add one) in order to feed an extension cable through.