Farmhouse Table

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Project by CFPDIYer posted 07-14-2018 02:36 PM 857 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife wanted a farmhouse table similar to potterbarn style. Used pintrest to piece together the exact style we wanted (legs mainly) and dimensions that fit our room. Constructed with 2×6s (sawn, sanded, glued) and the inside panels (2) on the top of the table are 1in thick glued pine board (purchased pre-glued from Menards).

The 2×6s ended up with more of a red hue than anticipated (I’ve done projects prior without issue – must’ve been the specific batch of wood). I used a mix of stains, white washed, sanded, then stained again. For the finish coat I used wipe on poly. I filled the knots with sandable putty which came out looking pretty cool (once sanded and stained).

Used for a year now and very happy. The wood is soft so have to remind kids to use placemats when writing or coloring. No issues with stains or waterspots. I’m guessing in a couple years I’ll lighly sand the top and recoat the poly.

For a couple hundred bucks this was a great project!

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#1 posted 07-14-2018 02:39 PM

This farm house table is a real beauty. Congratulations!

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#2 posted 07-14-2018 10:35 PM

Beautiful looking table.

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#3 posted 07-14-2018 11:22 PM

Very Nice Work & Well Done!

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#4 posted 07-15-2018 02:17 AM

Very nice table, the red hue is from the construction lumber being Douglas-fir.

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#5 posted 07-15-2018 04:56 AM

Nice… looks very sturdy.

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#6 posted 07-16-2018 03:58 AM

Good looking table

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