Farmhouse Style Table

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Project by Paul66 posted 01-31-2017 03:32 PM 1182 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this table as a wedding present recently, construction is all dimensional lumber from the big box store.
Top is 2×10 ripped to 8” wide and the legs are laminated 2×4. As I don’t have a Jointer the matching edges were jointed using my table saw and jig for ripping a straight edge. Then using a long flat piece of MDF I shimmed under each board and then ran it through my planer to flatten/level wide face of each board. For the finish is I applied 4 coats of General Finishes Gel Stain *candelite” and then sealed it with their HP topcoat.

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#1 posted 01-31-2017 04:15 PM

A very lovely table …. like the 2 tone contrast … make me a samich ….LMAO …..GREAT JOB :<))
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#2 posted 01-31-2017 05:00 PM

Your table looks really nice! If you have a router table you can use it as a joiner. A how to YouTube Video here.

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#3 posted 01-31-2017 05:13 PM

a router table is on my to-do list. I’m planning on adding it to my table saw as an extension wing

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#4 posted 01-31-2017 10:06 PM

This table turned out beautifully.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 02-02-2017 05:10 AM

Never saw pine turn out that well being stained. Great job

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