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#12585843 - 01/19/18 11:13 AM Farm Table
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Registered: 06/09/08
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Loc: The Great State of Texas
Going to make one , any Intel would be appreciated

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#12586101 - 01/19/18 01:59 PM Re: Farm Table [Re: Hog Jaw]
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My wife wants one too. I'm all ears.

My picnic table I made was not sufficient enough to qualify as a farm table. frown
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#12586105 - 01/19/18 02:02 PM Re: Farm Table [Re: Hog Jaw]
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Buy a Kreg Jig.
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#12586206 - 01/19/18 03:25 PM Re: Farm Table [Re: Hog Jaw]
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Registered: 06/25/05
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Loc: W.F TX
Something like this? I had a buddy make one pretty similar, want to say it cost him less than $100 in materials to do it. He just downloaded plans and got to work. Painted the base a white color, then a dark stain for the top.
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#12586301 - 01/19/18 04:26 PM Re: Farm Table [Re: Hog Jaw]
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Registered: 04/07/08
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Here's mine. I've built about 10 now for family and friends. It's really cool to see my hand made tables in their homes.






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#12586331 - 01/19/18 04:49 PM Re: Farm Table [Re: Hog Jaw]
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nice work !
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#12586377 - 01/19/18 05:22 PM Re: Farm Table [Re: Hog Jaw]
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Nice! Like that last table base!

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#12586838 - 01/19/18 10:07 PM Re: Farm Table [Re: Hog Jaw]
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Nice , Thanks

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#12586914 - 01/19/18 10:59 PM Re: Farm Table [Re: J.P. Greeson]
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Loc: Magnolia, TX
Originally Posted By: J.P. Greeson
Buy a Kreg Jig.


I second the Kreg suggestion. Go ahead and get the actual Kreg brand...far better than competition.
To really do a first class top job, truing the lumber with a good table saw followed by surface planing can have a tremendous effect on fit & quality of the table-top joints. If you are going for super-rustic, you can skip the prep, but fit and unevenness can get quite crude with stock #2 material.

After longitudinal boards are joined for the top, trim each end with a circular saw using a clamped guide before attaching bread-board ends. I like to use a little glue along with the pocket-hole screws - strength is even better, and you can stretch the screw spacing a bit more.


Edited by Flippin-Out (01/19/18 11:02 PM)

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#12590676 - 01/22/18 03:27 PM Re: Farm Table [Re: Hog Jaw]
skeeterK Offline
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Registered: 05/11/17
Posts: 346
Loc: Stagecoach, TX
I like this one: https://www.popularwoodworking.com/projects/the-barnsley-hay-rake-table

I still have that issue and plan to build it one day.

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#12590719 - 01/22/18 03:50 PM Re: Farm Table [Re: Hog Jaw]
Roller22 Offline
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Registered: 03/30/04
Posts: 6152
Loc: Justin, TX
Just built this coffee table for a client. I'm about to do something similar for her for a kitchen table. Like others have mentioned, Kreg Jig.

This is old cedar flooring from an old store here in town.

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