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Great Folding Lego Table Ideas

DIY Folding Lego Table

Here’s a great DIY storage system for Lego. It’s a space saver and it can easily fold away once the kids – small and big, are done playing.

This DIY table with an organizer is indeed the perfect place for your kids to play Lego! It helps keep the pieces together which helps prevent the pain that comes from stepping on one of those pieces, especially in the middle of the night! Your children will definitely enjoy the wide surface they have for building their Lego creations. But what we love most about this DIY project is that you can set the desk at a height that’s perfectly comfortable for your kids whether they are sitting or kneeling.

DIY Folding Lego Table

Unless your kids have a mountain of Lego pieces to keep, you can also use this table to store and display other small toys that can also cause accidents when left on the floor.

But hey, this isn’t just for kids! If you like how it looks, you can also build one for your arts and crafts studio… or for your own Lego creations!

What are the materials needed to build a folding lego table?

The folding lego table is not a difficult DIY task that every parent can do. Building a DIY folding lego table can be a bonding moment with your kids, or better yet, keep this a secret and show this project to them as a Special gift on birthdays, Christmas or any occasion.

So what would you use this table for? 🙂

You’ll need these materials:

  • (1) 2′ x 6′ Ponderosa panel (solid pine edge-glued panel)
  • (5) 6′ long 1 x 8
  • (9) 6′ long 1 x 4’s
  • (2) 10′ Plastic gutter (We got ours at Lowes)
  • 6 x 1/2″ Metal screws
  • (2) Exterior hinges
  • (2) Interior hinges
  • Latch
  • Wood glue
  • Brad Nails 1″ or 1 1/4″

And these tools:

  • Kreg Jig
  • Kreg self-tapping pocket-hole screws (sizes used were 2 1/2″ for mounting to the wall. For everything else 1 1/4″)
  • Circular Saw
  • Drill
  • Tape Measure
  • Square
  • Level

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Thanks to Little bins little hands for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here

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