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10 DIY Farmhouse Tables

A great addition to any house is a farmhouse table. These can be expensive to purchase and sometimes finding the right stain to match your house and style can be time-consuming. Luckily, we’ve compiled a list of DIY farmhouse tables for you. Some tools that are common in almost all the projects include a miter saw, table saw, Kreg jig, sander, and a drill. You don’t have to have these items, but they make the work go quicker and easier.

1. DIY $50 Farmhouse Table

This tutorial involves some sawing and skill, but the end result is one of our favorite DIY farmhouse tables for your home.

Level of difficulty: Medium
Duration: 6-8 hours
Materials you need:

Four-by-four-by-ten
• 3 One-by-four-by-ten
• 2 One-by-ten-by-eight
One-by-ten-by-ten
• 2 Two-by-three-by-eight
2-inch finishing nails
2-inch wood screws
5-inch wood screws
Wood stain
Polyurethane
Wood glue
Sanding block

2. DIY Classic Farmhouse Table

This rustic DIY farmhouse table takes a few days to complete, but the table can be built in a single afternoon. The use of vinegar and steel wool help bring out the natural variations in the wood. Once stained, it has a unique and beautiful rustic look to it.

Level of difficulty: Medium
Duration: 6-8 hours, plus time for coats of stain to dry
Materials you need:
Four-by-four
Two-by-ten
Two-by-fours
2.5 inch Kreg screws
• 40 6 inch torque screws
• 20 4.5 inch torque screws
• 20 2.5 inch torque screws
White vinegar
Steel wool
Wood stain
Semi-gloss polyurethane
120 grit sandpaper
220 grit sandpaper
400 grit sandpaper

3. DIY Reclaimed Wood Farmhouse Table

This tutorial is made with reclaimed wood, but it can easily be made with lumber from a lumber mill or hardware store. The table top is made with plywood and fence boards, which adds more character to the table.

Level of difficulty: Hard
Duration: 6-8 hours
Materials you need:

Four-by-four
Plywood
1/2-by-four-by-eight
5-inch wood screws
2-inch wood screws
Wood glue
Sanding block

4. DIY Epoxy Farmhouse Table

For a DIY farmhouse table that has the rustic look but a smooth finish, this tutorial uses epoxy to do just that. The epoxy gives the table a flat finish, so cleanup is a breeze with this table.

Level of difficulty: Medium
Duration: 4-6 hours, plus time for epoxy to set
Materials you need:

• 4 Four-by-four
• 2 Two-by-fours
• 4 Two-by-ten
Pocket screws
Single-bolt leg brackets
Double-bolt leg brackets
Hanger bolts
Table stain
Table-top epoxy

5. DIY Farmhouse Dining Table

Here is one of the most fun DIY farmhouse tables with a classic look. The table legs and runners have a chunky look that give this table its fun look. They also add some decorative pieces to accent the table.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 4-6 hours
Materials you need:

• 10 Two-by-six
• 3 Two-by-fours
Four-by-four
Wood glue
Pocket screws
General purpose clamps
Wood stain

6. DIY Farmhouse Harvest Table

This DIY Farmhouse table has beautiful legs and no bread board at the end. It has a rustic look and has been painted to fit the color scheme of the builder’s neighbor’s home, but can be stained to show the coloring and grain of the wood.

Level of difficulty: Hard
Duration: 6-8 hours
Materials you need:

• 4 Two-by-ten
• 2 One-by-four
• 7 Two-by-fours
Pocket screws
3-inch construction screws
Wood glue
2-inch finishing nails
Wood filler
Wood stain

7. DIY Farm Table

If you have a way to make pocket holes, this tutorial is a great video to watch. This farmhouse table uses pre-designed wood legs to match your kitchen, but four-by-fours can work as well. It also shows how to bevel the edges of the table with a roman ogee bit. Because of all the different details and finishing touches, this is one of the most versatile DIY farmhouse tables on the list.

Level of difficulty: Medium
Duration: 8-10 hours
Materials you need:

• 4 One-by-four
• 5 One-by-eight
Pocket screws
Wood glue
• 4 Wood table legs
Baltic birch plywood
Sanding block
8-inch lag screw
Wood stain
Linseed oil
Polyurethane
Mineral spirits
White paint

8. DIY Farmhouse Kitchen Table

Here is one of the simplest DIY farmhouse tables that is easy to make and only requires a few tools. It uses a lot of pocket holes, but that tool can be purchased for a small price and can come in handy for a lot of DIY projects down the road.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 4-6 hours
Materials you need:

• 4 Two-by-six
• 4 One-by-four
Pocket screws
• 4 One-by-four-by-six
• 4 Wood table legs
Sanding block (if you don’t have a sander)
Wood stain
Polyurethane

9. DIY Round Farmhouse Table

Round DIY farmhouse tables are a snap to make with this tutorial. The design used is very simple. It uses dowels to join the boards together. The circular shape is made using a board, a dowel, and a saw to make a compass that makes a circle the length you want the table. The rest is easy!

Level of difficulty: Medium
Duration: 6-8 hours
Materials you need:

• 12 Two-by-fours
• 4 Two-by-ten
• 4 Four-by-fours
Dowel jig kit (this one includes the dowels needed)
Pocket screws
Pre-stain
Wood stain
Polycrylic
Wood glue
Hammer
Wood chisel
Felt pads

10. DIY Industrial Farm Table

Want a rustic look with an industrial twist? This tutorial can help you make a beautiful DIY industrial farmhouse table. The top still has that rustic look, but the metal legs give this a unique look that is sure to turn heads at your next get-together.

Level of difficulty: Medium
Duration: 6-8 hours
Materials you need:

Two-by-two-by-ten
Two-by-ten
• 3 One-by-twelve-by-four
One-by-eight-by-six
Wood filler
Trim head screws
Wood screws
Wood glue

Sanding block
Pre-stain (optional)
Wood stain
Polyurethane

The metal legs are built using 1 inch galvanized piping:

48″ pipe
• Four 6″ pipe
• Four 12″ pipe
• Four 18″ pipe
• Six 1″ tees
• 4 Floor flanges
• Four 1 1/4″ to 1″ reducer couplings

Conclusion

These rustic DIY farmhouse tables are a great place for you to entertain your guests. They will love the unique and beautiful woodworking, nd will be even more amazed when they find out you made it. Let us know which one you used to impressive family and friends and which ones they commissioned for you to make for their homes! Now that you’ve created your own rustic farmhouse table, why not look over this list of DIY bookshelves that will help you customize your home just the way you like it!

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