6ft Farm House Table

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 01/02/2019 - 08:54

This was my first shot a farmhouse table. It was pretty easy to make overall. Frame and tabletop were put together mostly with dowels and wood glue but I put a few pocket screws and corner braces in for extra support. I also added a decorative trim board to the sides, which I put on the face of 2x3s. The tabletop is four 2x10s and two 2x6s for the ends. The stain is a dark Expresso color and I coated with polyurethane. The legs were bought from Lowes at a reasonable price since I lack the tooling and know-how for a lathe. 

 

The benches were exactly the same except I used two 2x6s for the tops. 

Built from Plan(s)
Estimated Cost
250
Estimated Time Investment
Weekend Project (10-20 Hours)
Type of Wood
Construction grade pine from Lowes
Finish Used
Minwax Wood Finish - Expresso
Minwax Polycrylic - Simi Gloss
Recommended Skill Level
Beginner

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