DIY Farmhouse Table
Bring back the simplicity and rustic appeal of an old farmhouse with these easy-to-build plans. Made of solid pine, this farmhouse table will bring character and depth to any dining room.
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Attach Table Legs
Attach legs to inside of table frame with two-inch screws. Attach from the outside of the side apron with two-inch screws. Tip: Omit glue to keep table legs removable for easy storage and moving.
Fill exposed screw holes with wood filler and let dry. Sand the entire table with medium-grit sandpaper. Refill holes as needed with wood filler and let dry. Sand with medium-grit sandpaper, followed with fine sandpaper. Vacuum table with soft-bristled brush to remove sanding residue. Wipe clean with damp cloth. Apply wood conditioner, stain and clear coat for a beautiful wood finish. Apply primer, three coats of flat paint followed with clear coat for a durable painted finish. Tip: Sand edges before applying clear coat to create a time-worn distressed finish.
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