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This was my first attempt at making a table. I used cheap lumber and finished it with a rustic look. It was very easy to make, but pretty heavy fully assembled.
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#1 posted 02-23-2014 12:49 AM
I love it
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Matt in Franklin
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#2 posted 02-23-2014 01:31 AM
so that is all dimensional pine lumber? Are those 2×10’s for the top? What did you use for the 4×4s?
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#3 posted 02-23-2014 01:46 AM
I used all dimensional lumber. It was all made from Douglas Fir. 2×8’s for the top and 4 X’s for the legs.
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#4 posted 02-23-2014 02:11 AM
great job, I really like that finish. happy to see more than 1 pic, thanks again for sharing
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#5 posted 02-23-2014 02:49 AM
Very nice work. Great looking table.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#6 posted 02-23-2014 05:45 AM
Your first time table turned out great-I like the finish and look…
#7 posted 02-23-2014 12:57 PM
did you have to do much planing/jointing of the material? Also, where did you get your lumber? They stuff I find at my local HD isnt worth burning for heat, let alone building something that looks this good!
#8 posted 02-23-2014 01:01 PM
Also, for the 4x legs, did you use pressure treated lumber? That is usually the only 4x material I can find.
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#9 posted 02-23-2014 02:42 PM
Good looking table..construction and finish. Looks very sturdy and can certainly hold a lot of food :)
#10 posted 02-23-2014 06:11 PM
Matt, I did no planing or joining on this project. For the top, I just butted it all up together and used a pocket hole jig to complete. This way it gives it the rustic look. As for the lumber, everything was purchased at Lowes. It was all the cheap Douglas Fir lumber including the 4×4’s. Nothing was pressure treated, I didn’t really care for the green tint that pressure treating does to the wood.
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#11 posted 02-24-2014 12:39 AM
Really nice looking table!
What finish did you use?
#12 posted 02-24-2014 01:28 AM
Thank you all for the comments. RT31, I used 1 coat of Red Mahogany stain with 5 coats of clear satin poly on the table top.
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#13 posted 02-24-2014 01:50 AM
You did a very nice job on this build. No one would ever guess dimensional lumber from Lowes.
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#14 posted 02-24-2014 03:05 AM
Very Nice Project Indeed Mike! Great Workmanship! Thanks For Sharing!
-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick
#15 posted 02-24-2014 12:50 PM
Based on the “curtains” in pic 5, I assume you sprayed this project?
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