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Benchwright Farmhouse Table & Benches

November 13, 2012 |
posted by cengleman
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Benchwright Farmhouse Table & Benches
About This Project

This is my second project from plans on the site. My first build was in taking the rustic x table and modifying it coffee table size. After having success with that I decided to build the dining table. It took me a bit of time, mainly because I hate sanding and finishing. The 1x6's on the top were a bit uneven, so I took a hand plane to the seams. This didn't completely sand out, but it gave the top an older worn look that I really like. I did not add the iron pipe. I had a hard time finding any of the decorative embellishments for the ends and I also decided that being 6'2", I might enjoy the extra leg room.

I built both benches according to plan, except that I increase the outside 2x2s of the top to 2x3s and made an upholstered bench to serve as a cushion. I liked the look of the wood top for the benches, but wanted something a little bit more comfy.

I would strongly encourage anyone to build items from any of these plans. I've always been good at building, but just needed something to serve as a guide. There are times when your own modifications come in to play. I think that reflects you taste and in some cases the material you have available to you. But all in all, everything I've tried has worked well.

Estimated Cost: 
200-250
Estimated Time Investment: 
Weekend Project (10-20 Hours)
Required Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Type of Wood: 
Pine
Finish Used: 
Minwax jacobean stain, with 2 coats of Minwax fast drying satin polyurethane.

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