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Reclaimed Wood Bar Height Farmhouse Table

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FINALLY finished! I started this project back in the spring and it's finally wrapping up. I decided I wanted a new kitchen table with two features: 1. it needed to be bar height with a storage shelf below and 2. the top needed to be removable.
  • reclaimed wood bar height farmhouse table, dining room ideas, kitchen design, painted furniture, rustic furniture
Without further ado check out our new Farmhouse Table!!!
  • reclaimed wood bar height farmhouse table, dining room ideas, kitchen design, painted furniture, rustic furniture
It all started with this pergola. Remember my Salvaging Pergola Wood post from last year. Well I wanted to put that wood to use. In April I drew up a sketch of the table and started planning.
  • reclaimed wood bar height farmhouse table, dining room ideas, kitchen design, painted furniture, rustic furniture
Time to get busy sanding. The worst part {in my opinion} of a DIY project. So that's what I did. Sand, sand, sand....
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Next up, adding a little bit of stain to the boards.
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Here's a pic of my GC, Matilda. She's supervising. I think this was a look of approval.
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Here I'm trying to plan out the legs position, the shelf and the support beams.
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The GC is back for final inspection. I moved a few barstools to the table however I don't plan to use these. One, I don't like the way they look with the table but we also only have 2.
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On the shelf I added a bowl of wine corks. I thought about getting creative by adding a bottle holder to the shelf {easy access} but maybe another day.
  • reclaimed wood bar height farmhouse table, dining room ideas, kitchen design, painted furniture, rustic furniture
Check out the blog for more details and pics!

Material I used for this project:

  • Reclaimed wood

To see more: http://diy-vintage-chic.blogspot.com/2016/09/reclaimed-wood-bar-height-farmhouse.html

  • Bgshill
    Bgshill Marianna, FL

    Absolutely love your table...

  • Cindy Gardiner

    Your effort and reusing wood looks very rewarding!!! Fantastic Job

  • Patty
    Patty Hodgenville, KY

    Love it, great job. Your Matilda did a good job supervising.

  • Leslie
    Leslie Methuen, MA

    Becky Great table!!! May I ask if the reclaimed/reused wood from the pergola was originally reclaimed or was it new wood that was painted? The reason I ask is that some of the really old painted reclaimed wood that people use should be tested for

  • Carolyn trudeau
    Carolyn trudeau Tinley Park, IL

    Beautiful job. It looks amazing. Can I ask what you used on top of your table to seal it? Thanks.

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