Six ideas for a making a DIY table from PERSPEX®

Want to make a DIY table? Using acrylic sheet gives you many different options from industrial chic to sleek minimalist looks. In this blog, we bring you six inspirational ideas for making a DIY table from PERSPEX®.

#1. Upcycle an old table

Small and stylish: this beautiful table is straightforward to make yourself and complements any interior decor. How do you do it? Use the frame from an old table. Spray or paint it in a colour of your choice and attach a beautiful PERSPEX® tabletop. Transparent, tinted, opal white, black, there’s a wide range of colours to choose from. View the step-by-step explanation for making this table yourself in our blog: DIY: side table made of acrylic sheet.

Acrylic side table

#2. Let it shine: make a DIY table from mirror acrylic

If you love a high-glam look, you’re sure to be delighted with this glitzy table. With the help of an IKEA LACK table, you can make a real design statement in your living room or bedroom. The only thing you have to do is cover the table with mirror acrylic sheets custom-cut to size. And if your taste is for something simpler? Of course, you can substitute the mirror acrylic with matte black or any other colour that matches your decor.

glueing perspex IKEA LACK table

#3. More robust than glass: make a DIY outdoor table

Acrylic sheet is also a fabulous material for upgrading your garden table. For example, you can transform your existing garden table by adding a transparent acrylic sheet: easy to keep clean and a lot cheaper than buying a new garden table. You could also choose to replace the complete tabletop. In this case, opt for an acrylic sheet with a minimum thickness of 8 mm. Read more about how to make a table for your garden in our blog: DIY acrylic tabletop for your garden table.

Tip: Don’t forget to ask us to cut out the hole for your parasol when ordering the acrylic sheet for a garden tabletop!

Plexiglass table top

#4. Go bold: make a DIY table from neon PERSPEX®

Calling all Kartell fans: you can make very similar tables from neon PERSPEX® in next to no time. For the best result, you will require a plastic bending device. Read more about how to make these DIY tables in our blog: Making plastic tables.

DIY neon table

#5. Sleek and minimalist: make your own table from black acrylic sheet

Do you want a unique piece for your living room? Then you’ve come to the right place with this black coffee table. Perfect for a sleek, contemporary interior and it won’t break the budget! If you want to make this DIY table yourself, you’ll have to bend the acrylic. Read our blog: “Making an acrylic coffee table” with tips and tricks for the right approach.

diy perspex coffee table end result

#6. A trendy industrial look: make your own table from a pallet and PERSPEX®

Would you rather make an industrial-look DIY table? With a pallet, PERSPEX® and a pair of wheels, you can quickly create an industrial table that’s also very budget-friendly. This statement piece also works well as an outdoor table. Discover instructions for making it in our blog “Making a pallet coffee table.”

pallet coffee table

Would you like to make your own table from plexiglass?

Of course, you can also design your own table! Discover our range of transparent, tinted, opal white and coloured acrylic sheet and order directly in our webshop. We laser cut all acrylic sheets to size in any shape you like. Maybe you’re looking for a round or oval acrylic tabletop to mount on a metal base, for example? The possibilities are endless. You can also have your own design laser cut by us by uploading a DXF file. If you have any questions about this blog or our products, please don’t hesitate to contact us.