Farmhouse Dining Table Makeover

2 Materials
$40
5 Hours
Medium

You know I love reloving dining tables and here is another one I intended to do for our home but after sharing the finished results it too was soon sold.

I love old pedestal tables that go from round to oval. So when I saw this classic oak round pedestal table with leaf, yes please!

After a good deep cleaning and repairs, The top of the dining table was lightly sanded with a sanding sponge and wiped well.


To refresh the dark stained top I used the last of the discontinued antiquing Fusion Tough Coat applied with a damp applicator sponge.

Allowing each coat to dry then lightly sanded with a sanding sponge 3 coats were applied in total. After a few days the top was sanded with a paper bag and a coat of clear  Fusion Furniture Wax applied for a soft sheen.

The base and table apron were painted in  Dixie Belle Paint color fluff. I used the flat medium Dixie Belle synthetic brush to apply for a smooth finish. Two full coats were applied for the perfect coverage. 

When dry everything was sanded again with the sanding sponge to give the paint a soft buttery feel and distress the edges lightly to keep the aged look. To further enhance that aged feel brown Dixie Belle's best dang wax was brushed in all the nooks and crannies with a dedicated Dixie Belle premium chip brush.

Complete and back together looking amazing!



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  • Gigilambert Gigilambert on Jan 07, 2022

    I love your table, but how did you do the back wall. That is awesome looking.

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  • Caryn hill Caryn hill on Jan 05, 2022

    I did this with a brand new piece I bought but had wrong leg wood color and it came out as pretty as yours with the dark top. That is what makes it look more like an expensive piece! Very nice project!

  • Maureen Maureen on Jan 05, 2022

    Beautiful makeover. I had the exact same table, but sadly sold it with our NJ house when we moved to Florida. Thank you for sharing 💗

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