This blog post shows a couple of different ways to make a modern table from 2x4s.
All designs follow the same idea as for the chairs with the legs sticking through the top.
How to build a table?
All tables in on this page can be built with these simple instructions:
step 1: create a frame for the top
step 2: add the top
step 3: turn the top and frame upside down
step 4: add the legs
With this model, many variations are possible. The one below uses 8 beams across and measures 28″x28″. The table height is 30″. The benches are 19” high and 20” long.
This variation has a 2×6 in the middle. Height is 30 inches and length 5 feet. Height of the benches is 19”
Other variations that are shown in the images have the legs under an angle of 4 degrees.