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How To Build A French Farmhouse Table

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Inspired by Restoration Hardware, we built this table for our beach house for under $100 #‎HandmadeFurniture‬
Time: 3 Hours Cost: $100 Difficulty: Medium
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A trip to the Restoration Hardware outlet inspired us to build a table for under $100 for our beach house and get the look that we wanted with a painted base and a driftwood style top.
  • how to build a french farmhouse table, how to, painted furniture
We purchased four legs and 2 x 8 Southern Pine planks and figured out how large to build it to seat 8 people by laying placemats across the top.
  • how to build a french farmhouse table, how to, painted furniture
You'll find a lot better instructions and what you'll need to build and finish the table over on my blog at shabbyfufublog.
Tip* We built the table with a removable top so that it could easily be moved from one room to another or taken outdoors.
  • how to build a french farmhouse table, how to, painted furniture
Put together and waiting for a custom driftwood rustic farmhouse finish.
  • how to build a french farmhouse table, how to, painted furniture
I painted the table with milk paint as the first step and then gave it some love with stains and wax.
  • how to build a french farmhouse table, how to, painted furniture
The final finish that has held up well and really does resemble driftwood. See lots of visuals over on the blog. Handmade is always better and especially when you can save and do it yourself!

To see more: http://www.shabbyfufublog.com/2012/01/french-farmhouse-table-deuxfor-beach.html

  • Monica
    Monica Browns Valley, CA
    on Nov 4, 2015

    I really like this. It's so pretty!

  • Mary Beth
    Mary Beth Coraopolis, PA
    on Nov 4, 2015

    This is gorgeous!

  • VISI
    VISI Spain
    on Nov 6, 2015

    Me encanta y necesito una mesa Besos¡¡

  • Janet Schen
    Janet Schen Ogden, UT
    on Nov 24, 2015

    Great job. I love your little blue glasses. So cute.

  • Mason Richman
    Mason Richman Houston, TX
    on Jan 22, 2016

    @Janet Coon-Shabbyfufu this is amazing!! Great craftsmanship and super affordable. :) We're queuing it up to share onward at Trove Market (www.usetrove.com), and we look forward to seeing more of what you've got!

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