Farmhouse Table

I asked my husband to build me Ana White's farmhouse table a few months ago...but he never found the time. Finally I announced I was doing it myself, expecting to get halfway through and then need my husband to finish it. I found out later he expected the same thing.

We were both surprised that I did manage to finish it myself, in about a week from the first trip to the store until it was finished and waiting to set before it came in the house.

I found notching the boards to be difficult at first, but my second try went great and everything fit as it was supposed to. We love our new table, and using the tools made me feel so empowered. I think I've found a new hobby!

Estimated Cost
$120 (after a second trip to the store when I messed up the first set of cuts)
Estimated Time Investment
Week Long Project (20 Hours or More)
Type of Wood
pine
Finish Used
Gel stain in honey oak, water based varathane coating on top.
Recommended Skill Level
Starter Project

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