Building a table from scratch is actually not that difficult and the most difficult part is actually coming up with a design and making a plan. You can definitely find a bunch of tutorials online that can be of great help in that sense. We’ve recently looked at some and it was the farmhouse tables that stood out the most. We love the charming and inviting effect that they have on the space around them. With that in mind, it might be time for you to learn how to build a farmhouse table and luckily the projects featured below can help.
The secret to creating an authentic farmhouse-style table is giving it a sturdy and solid base. Something like this would definitely look nice. The design is a bit more complicated than that of a typical 4 legged table but at the same time it has more character. Giving the table this nice vintage-looking finish also has a big impact on the design as a whole.
Farmhouse tables are excellent for both indoor and outdoor spaces. This table actually looks right at home in the backyard and its sturdy and solid frame is well-suited for areas such as patios and open terraces. The dark-stained wood adds a really nice touch to the design, making the table seem imposing and elegant. For more details about this build you can check out shanty-2-chic.
The X-shaped pedestal base design is a defining feature for farmhouse tables in general as you can clearly see for yourself. This detail alone is enough to give the table lots of character and the charm it needs to stand out in the best possible way. If you like the style and the look you can implement the same design when building a matching bench for your table. Check out prettyhandygirl to find out how.
This farmhouse table also has an X-shaped base but not in the way you would expect it to. This is a fairly complex design with quite a few details in it which means proper planning is required if you decide to build something similar for yourself. The tutorial featured on bitterrootdiy explains everything in detail and is definitely worth checking out.
Another approach is to build a farmhouse table with four solid legs, similar to the one featured on decorandthedog. The design is simple but doesn’t lack details or character in any way.We really like the contrast between the white-painted and very solid-looking frame and the stained wood top. Building this sort of farmhouse-style table is simple and making all the cuts and gathering all the supplies is the first step but also the most important one.
You can also find plans for another beautiful looking farmhouse table on cherishedbliss. The X brace design is expected at this point but still stands out. The metal pipe support beam is a really nice detail which adds a lot to the table both in terms of aesthetics and functionality. Once complete, you can make your new dining table look even more amazing by adding all sorts of details around it.
This wonderful project featured on addicted2diy shows you how to build a farmhouse dining table and a matching bench to go with it. The table has a simple and elegant design with a slender-looking base but most importantly with extension arms on either side. It’s a very practical addition which doesn’t really change the design that much. The matching bench is also a nice addition but you can of course choose to skip it if you prefer dining chairs instead.
If you want your dining table to look nice and simple but at the same time to retain a visible farmhouse-inspired aesthetic, we recommend checking out the tutorial from lovegrowswild. The set featured here is a really nice blend of looks and functionality, with an emphasis on charm and comfort. We really like the finish and the fact that it doesn’t hide but rather emphasizes the natural beauty of the wood.
In case you already have a farmhouse table you might want to also make some matching benches to go along with it. You can follow the tutorial from instructables to accomplish that and in case you’re also interested in the table itself there’s a description for that as well. It’s a rather dashing looking set and the stain color is looking amazing as well. If you want to build something like this, get your tools ready and check out the cut list once the plans make sense.
In case you were wondering, round farmhouse tables do exist and they actually look really nice. This one right here has a pedestal base which gives it plenty of support and stability without looking too robust. The base should be proportional to the top so be sure to adjust the proportions accordingly if needed. This table which is featured on instructables is not particularly big but can accommodate large groups thanks to its design.