Farmhouse Table soon to be desk

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 01/07/2016 - 06:32

I built a narrower version of the farmhouse table with a few modifications to be used as a temporary dining table, and eventual home schooling desk. I used 5/4 boards for the top and for the apron in order to get a smooth top and have a beefier support. I used a 4x4 for the cross brace with a half-lap to give more support to the stretcher and to stabilize the legs.

Estimated Cost
Under $100
Estimated Time Investment
Weekend Project (10-20 Hours)
Type of Wood
5/4 Pine and 4x4 Douglas Fir
Finish Used
A 50/50 mix of Minwax Provincial and Ipswich Pine, with two coats on the top and apron and only one on the legs. In the post it shows how much darker the legs were after the first coat of stain.
Recommended Skill Level
Intermediate