Farmhouse Table

Submitted by AArington on Wed, 11/28/2012 - 13:34

This is a massive Farmhouse Table. It measures 126" x 56" with the extensions on, as show. It is 96" x 56" without. The table top is 2x12's with 2x8 breadboards and it has 4x4 legs and end stretchers. It was modified from the farmhouse plan here on and from

Estimated Cost
approx $225
Estimated Time Investment
Week Long Project (20 Hours or More)
Type of Wood
yellow pine
Finish Used
We used 1 coat of Miniwax Dark Walnut and 2 coats of Poly in a satin finish.
Recommended Skill Level


In reply to by rjdavidson


Mon, 05/27/2013 - 17:53

The extension idea came from The extensions are each made up of 2 beadboards each cut to the width of the table, 56" here. They also consist of a 2"x2" crossmember of 30" here and 2-2"x2"s 38" in length and cut on a 45 angle on on end. The beadboards are joined by pocket holes. the crossmember is centered on the beadboard that will be closets to the table, it is here to provide support for the last 2 pieces. These last 2 pieces are pieces that will slide into notches cut in the end apron and inside apron. They are placed with the angled edge about an inch from edge of the what will become the most outside end when the extensions are slid into place. The extensions slide into notches cut 1.5"x1.5" end apron and inside apron pieces 30" apart and centered. A lot of words that I am sure didn't explain anything. Mine are just modification of the plans on the referenced site.

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