I was in need of a major dining area makeover. My old table barely fit two people, and i just didn’t like it!
Here’s the before:
What you will need:
1 x 4 pieces of wood (quantity depending on size of your table)
At least 3 quarts of Minwax stain (i did 3 different colors).
Short, thick screws
A circular saw (handheld electric saw)
Table legs: if you want the industrial look, i suggest using old steel legs. The legs i used are 1950’s “hairpin style” legs. I found them on eBay for $60.
You can also make legs out of wood (29″ ) , or buy them at IKEA.
Make the frame of the table. After you’ve decided on a shape and size, you like, cut 4 pieces of wood, lay them on their side and screw them together.
My table is 73″ long becuase there are two hidden doors in…
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