Old English farmhouse table

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Project by Drew posted 01-21-2016 08:52 PM 2054 views 10 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a farmhouse style table I just completed for stock

It is 30”H x 36”W x 84”L, made from “wormy” reclaimed urban white oak, poplar and maple turned legs.

The legs are attached with intersecting haunched mortise and tenons. The stretchers are attached with half blind dovetails.

I started the finishing process with a shot of GF medium brown dye stain, covered with one coat of EmTech 9000sc.
Shown below after a light sanding.

Then I sprayed 2 coats of GF crimson red milk paint (thinned about 15-20%), followed by a coat of 9000sc.

The final color was GF sage, followed by another coat of 9000sc.

The top is finished with 3 coats of EmTech 8000cv


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#1 posted 01-21-2016 11:28 PM

Looks very nice—I like the rustic look of it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#2 posted 01-22-2016 08:00 AM

Looks great! I really like the this design!

-- Stephen, Perth Western Australia, My inspiration – the Carpenter from Nazareth!

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#3 posted 01-22-2016 03:07 PM

Thank you


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#4 posted 01-22-2016 05:17 PM

This is a very nice piece. Well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 01-22-2016 06:28 PM

I like the milk paint finish. I am envious of your spray setup.

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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#6 posted 01-24-2016 01:35 AM

This turned out exactly as I had imagined it…... and that’s the goal!


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