Farmhouse Dining Table

George has an awesome gift: he can look at a photo (“I want it to look just like this”) and in turn, build whatever piece of furniture requested.  This gift came in handy as we helped our son-in-law and daughter paint and decorate their first new home these past few weeks. The one thing our daughter requested was for her dad to build a keepsake farmhouse dining table. 

The table was built from supplies left over from my craft table project, in addition to four traditional maple wood turned legs from Lowe’s and a lot of braces.  🙂  

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Brianne and I painted the apron and legs a white chalk paint wash. Later, she applied Minwax Red Mahogany stain and a satin Minwax clear coat to the top.

rough draft

Wouldn’t this table look great paired with these half painted chairs? 😉

Have a good week! – – Joanne

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2 thoughts on “Farmhouse Dining Table

  1. That is a beautiful table! It is so nice that you are able to help your kids set up house, and even nicer that they will have this piece of furniture made by George to last a lifetime!

    • Thank you, Shannon. George was touched that his daughter “wanted something made by Dad .” As parents, it gives us great joy to be able to roll up our sleeves and help out our girls.

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