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My wife saw a table at the very expensive Pottery Barn store. So I told her I would make something similiar. Materials are nothing speacial just pine from Lowes. I used gate hinges on the corners and 3/4” all thread for the bar going down the center on the bottom. I used a glaze clear coat for the top. The table at PB was $1300, I spent $350.

-- It started as therapy....and it still is.

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#1 posted 595 days ago

Very Rustic, looks good.

-- Chris K

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#2 posted 595 days ago

One of my favorite things to do, recreate things that the Mrs see’s in a catalog or store that she would like, for way below the price, and I have a good time!

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#3 posted 595 days ago

Very nice job. No one should spend that much at Pottery Barn, not ever.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#4 posted 595 days ago

Beautiful! And the finish turned out great. Any way you could describe a bit about the process? How you distressed it and what you did for stain? Thanks!


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#5 posted 595 days ago

Unique design well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 595 days ago

Great looking table. I’m sure your wife loves it more than anything you could buy.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#7 posted 595 days ago

@Barefoot – I just found the pine boards with the most character on them. The legs I just beet with a hammer and threw screws and nails at. As for the stain its was just Minwax Early American. One coat and I wiped it probably 5 mins after applying it.

-- It started as therapy....and it still is.

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#8 posted 595 days ago

That rustic table is extraordinary and beautiful!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 595 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s

Great job on this

-- 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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#10 posted 595 days ago

Beautiful sturdy table with the rustic look, love it that you are able to recreate it in a much lesser price. Great job!


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#11 posted 595 days ago

i like the hinges on the corners

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#12 posted 595 days ago

Very nice Pottery Barn is a great source for overpriced furniture ideas

-- Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut. - Papa Hemingway

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#13 posted 595 days ago

Those hinges really set it apart… That’s an awesome table!

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#14 posted 594 days ago

looks great! So, you saved your wife $950; does this mean that you get to spend $950 on tools???

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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Eric M. Saperstein

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#15 posted 594 days ago

Home made vs. made over seas … always glad to see “Made in the USA” ... even more happy to see “Self Made” !

-- Eric M. Saperstein, Master Craftsman

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