Rustic Farmhouse Table

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Project by Brianb1 posted 02-02-2014 03:39 AM 7360 views 13 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Credit for this project goes to Ana White, check out her site at

Made from construction grade 2×10’s, 4×4’s and 2×4’s. Spent an hour at Lowe’s digging through the lumber trying to find the straightest boards. The table isn’t perfectly square or flat, but that adds to the “rustic” look. Very sturdy and doesn’t wobble.

Used the Kreg jig HD for this project, works great if you want to use pocket holes on material > inch and a half. Kreg claims joints are 50% stronger than regular kreg pocket joints, I believe it.

Used Rust-Oleum Dark Walnut stain and Rust-Oleum satin polyurethane. This was my fist time using this brand, very happy with the results.

thanks for looking

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#1 posted 02-02-2014 04:07 AM

Nice looking table. Those breadboard ends are sure wide, how did you attach them?

Nice job.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#2 posted 02-02-2014 04:14 AM

Thanks, I added a couple runners underneath that are attached to the frame, and Kreg HD screws. Holds me, im 200lbs.

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#3 posted 02-02-2014 06:10 AM

Looks great, proves you can do a lot without expensive lumber.

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#4 posted 02-02-2014 06:18 AM

Once again it shows that the skill of the craftsman is the most important part. Great job.

Ana is still awesome

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 02-02-2014 02:19 PM

The table turned out looking amazing, love the rustic look of it, great work

-- steve, simple and effective

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#6 posted 02-02-2014 09:34 PM

The fact that this amazing looking table is built from construction grade lumber is outstanding. My wife just saw the picture and said “Nice table! Are you going to make us one like that!” Great job!

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#7 posted 02-02-2014 10:50 PM

it sure looks good. Should see a lot of meals passed over that table. Nice work!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#8 posted 02-03-2014 02:18 AM

This is really nice, you know, people are selling the heck out of stuff like this on Etsy…

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#9 posted 02-04-2014 01:13 AM

That’s a great looking farm table! I, too, love those breadboard ends. Talk about honk’n big!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#10 posted 02-06-2014 02:26 PM

Beautiful and solid table. Like the great design, rustic look and very nice finish. Great job!

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