Farmhouse table

Discussion in 'Do It Yourself' started by bottomlands, Apr 30, 2020.

  1. mr4pt

    mr4pt Well-Known Member

    You with your clean floors in your shop....Makes me sick

    Those are gonna be crazy awesome
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  2. bottomlands

    bottomlands Well-Known Member

    Cant work in clutter

  3. Buckrub

    Buckrub Well-Known Member

    I can train you!
  4. bottomlands

    bottomlands Well-Known Member

    Ive got plenty of experience

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  6. bottomlands

    bottomlands Well-Known Member

    Ty sir!
  7. bottomlands

    bottomlands Well-Known Member

    Another day closer. First coat of stain soaking. Probably about 3 more to go before the clearing. 20200531_133133.jpeg 20200531_133114.jpeg 20200528_184553.jpeg
  8. bottomlands

    bottomlands Well-Known Member

    Three coats. Maybe 1 more will have it as dark as she looking for.
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  9. ArkArcher

    ArkArcher Moderator Staff Member

    I built our table a few years ago. I bought the kreg jig for it. I've used that little thing SO many times. ha It may be my favorite tool in my shop. :) Looking good!!!
  10. bottomlands

    bottomlands Well-Known Member

    Weve got a little tight spot where im also building them a new patician wall for counters. So its definitely getting used plenty from me lately as well.
  11. cjdave72

    cjdave72 Well-Known Member

    Looks great! I finally got my chairs done to match mine. Now wife wants coffee and end tables to match. 20200521_131208.jpeg 20200522_202018.jpeg
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  12. bottomlands

    bottomlands Well-Known Member

    Thats awesome CJ. I dont think id even want to attempt chairs....comfortable ones for sure!
  13. bottomlands

    bottomlands Well-Known Member

    Well i finally made it to the last coat. For some reason the 3 and final coat of stain didnt want to dry, just kept a tacky feel to it. Over the last 2 weeks ive stripped off that layer and redid it 3 times. Finally got it to set up and dry. With all that, it did leave a couple streaks that i notice but she keeps saying is fine. Now on to the clear coats....after a vacation first though

  14. bottomlands

    bottomlands Well-Known Member

    I know its been awhile but I finally got around and got the table all finished up. After after having issues with the stain drying and stripping it back down i really got worried with it. After taking a break though and coming back to it after a few weeks I'm real happy with it. Ended up spraying on 4 coats of polyurethane so that was a big time saver. Now if she will just get it out of my shop
    Not the best pics in the bright sun either!

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  15. Forester Gump

    Forester Gump Member

    That is sweet, mad skill there.
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  16. bottomlands

    bottomlands Well-Known Member

    Ha, thanks. Idk about skill but more of a "idea with a lot of time'!
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