We built this narrow farmhouse dining table for someone as a request and I think it turned out AWESOME!
We trimmed the edges to remove the curve at the edges of the boards so it would be flat and easier to clean on a daily basis.
Then we started pocket screwing them together and attached them to support pieces.
Then we attached the aprons and legs (sorry forgot to take pics! Oops!)
I got to beat up the table before staining. I used a hammer (front and back sides), bag of screws to bang randomly, laid screws on the table and hammered them in etc…It wasn’t very noticeable until I stained the table.
We used 2 coats of Pecan color and here was the result of my ‘distressing’…
Here is the finished product:
I might just have to keep this one! I’d love to make another one. Place your orders! :)
Would you ever attempt to build your own dining table?!
What scares you?…The table saw? The weight? Finishing techniques? Do tell…