Farm house table

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Project by JeremyPringle posted 94 days ago 2048 views 16 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So, this table has finally been finished, picked up and assembled at its final home. If by chance you have not the opportunity to read snippets about the process in my blog, you can read about it here, and here.

None the less, the table is made from 8/4 vertical grain Douglas fir. I used a wash coat of shellac to seal the wood, and then used a gel stain, then water based poly for the final finish.

I wanted to make the table look new 100 years ago. I think it turned out great, and I am really happy with the final result.

Thanks for looking in.

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#1 posted 94 days ago

Great Lookin Table

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#2 posted 94 days ago

Simply elegant. Nice looking table.

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#3 posted 94 days ago

Very nice, and it should serve generations to come. Many people do not see the possibilities that Douglas fir presents, but you have used it well.

-- JohnnyB - - Sometimes determination can substitute for skill.

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#4 posted 94 days ago

Good one Jeremy.
Clean and simple.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#5 posted 94 days ago

Very nice table extra nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 94 days ago

Very nice build. I like the legs. Very nice finish.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#7 posted 93 days ago

Looks great! Nice design and finish.

-- JEFF Illinois (Banks of the Mississippi)

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#8 posted 93 days ago

Great looking table and very well made and finished….

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#9 posted 93 days ago

Excellent job you made of that Jeremy and I’d say you achieved your goal regarding the finish.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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#10 posted 93 days ago

Love it! How ‘bout we add a little chip carving to the legs and stretcher to give it the look of having made it through many long, cold winters, with the owners having passed the time by carving rosettes and patterns on any furniture available.
If my wife saw this I know the next project she’d want me to start on! Just hope I could make it look half as good as you did.
Love it!

-- Marty,, 866-444-6996

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#11 posted 93 days ago

It’s a beautiful piece, Jeremy. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#12 posted 93 days ago

Great job. Love the finish

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#13 posted 93 days ago

Great looking farm table! The rustic look is in these days, and you captured it very well!

-- Dean

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#14 posted 93 days ago

super awesome terrific pretty table. Douglas Fir is beautiful

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#15 posted 93 days ago

A real beauty. When I read Douglas fir, I shook my head with a double take. Beautiful finish!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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