Building Wooden Tables

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Make a Fold Out Wall Table that Doubles as Art

It's a table. No, it's art. Actually, it's both.

A wood floating desk with a blue chair in front of it.
How to Build a Floating Desk

Build a great looking desk cheaply and easily with this guide.

A reclaimed wood table.
How to Make a Reclaimed Wood Table

A wood table may seem like an intimidating task, but it's actually simple.

A coffee table made from reclaimed doors.
Building a Coffee Table From Reclaimed Doors

A project to consider before you send those old doors off to the trash heap. (Or for doors you find there.)

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Save Money by Building These Living Room Essentials

Construct organization, appeal, and function for your space.

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How to Repair a Loose Wooden Table Leg

Follow these steps to repair a loose wooden table leg.

modern living room with tapered table legs
How to Make Tapered Wooden Table Legs

There are several ways, depending on the tools you have.

A rolling coffee table built from scrap and an ornamental carpet.
Rolling Coffee Table Built From Scrap

You can almost always find a use for that scrap

A wooden bench on a paver patio next to a hedge.
How to Paint a Garden Bench

Protect your wooden seating from decay.

Workbench with tools laying on top
How to Coat a Wooden Work Bench

To protect or not to protect, that is the question.

small folding leaf table made from wood
How to Build a Butterfly Leaf Dining Table Part 1

Folding tables can make efficient use of space.

Several tools sit on a wooden workbench.
What Is the Best Wood for Workbench Tops?

It depends on what kind of work you like to do.

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Building a Butcher Block Island: Mistakes to Avoid

A butcher block island is a useful addition in your kitchen. If you have the space available, it can come to be very handy. It is easy to build one yourself. Here are a few tips that will help you avoid mistakes in the process. Mistake: Not Using Brackets A butcher block island will be used for chopping

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How to Build a Wooden Card Table

Although the name of a wooden card table may associate it with a particular activity, this type of small tables actually has a wide variety of different uses, both inside and outside of the house. They are light and small and are suitable for supporting a number of different lightweight items. Additionally,

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How to Fix a Crack in a Butcher Block Table

One type of wooden table that is always beaten down by use is the butcher block table. Wood, although sturdy, has its own limits and eventually it becomes battered, cracked and loses its luster when exposed to the elements without any protection, just like the butcher block table. The latter is a type

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How to Sand a Butcher Block Table

A butcher block table can give a room a warm, homey appearance if it is kept free of scratches and stains. If you use it regularly or actually as a butcher block, you may need to sand it occasionally. This is not a difficult job. Items You Need: Electric sander Sandpaper in different grits Block sander

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3 Tips on How to Whitewash a Table

When trying to whitewash your table there are different ways you can go. People use it as a way to give furniture a classier look. So if you’re looking for an inexpensive way to give that coffee table a nice antique look, here are a few tips that will help you along the way. 1. Using Sandpaper to Make

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How to Make a Folding Wall Table

It's an easy DIY project that adds space.

A work bench.
Tips for Calculating the Size of a Work Bench

Work benches are great for workshops.

A workbench.
Black and Decker Workbench Buying Guide

There are five models to choose from.

a hand with a screwdriver removing hardware from a piece of wood
Home Office Hack: Make a Desk From a Hollow Door

It's one of the cheapest, fastest ways to set up an office.

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How to Build a Wooden Folding Table

Use your folding table for poker, puzzles, or crafts.

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Building a Table - Planning

A Step By Step Approach Don't let the job of building this end table make you apprehensive about

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Building a Table - Assembly

Assembling the Frame There are many ways to assemble the frame. One of the best ways is to attach the

A blue ping pong table with a net and two ping pong paddles.
How to Paint a Ping Pong Table

New paint can freshen up your old ping pong table.

dining room with table and benches
How to Build a Folding Dining Room Table

A folding table adds versatility to your dining options.

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How to Repair a Butterfly Leaf Table

A butterfly leaf table is a lighter and smaller leaf table.

paddle and ball laying near net on ping pong table
How to Build a Ping Pong Table

If you're thinking of buying a table, consider making one.

Two ping pong paddles and a ball laying on a blue table.
How to Resurface a Ping Pong Table Top

Get the most out of your ping pong table by fixing the surface when it has problems.

A wooden dining room table with many chairs set up around the outside.
How to Make a Dining Room Table

Check out this inexpensive option for getting a functional dining room table using some simple materials.

Two ping pong paddles and a ping pong ball on a table.
How to Make a Folding Ping Pong Table

Get all the fun of ping pong table without worrying about using up too much space.

onion sits on butcher-block tabletop
Build a Butcher Block Tabletop

Butcher block tabletops are a popular choice not only for their beauty, but also for their practicality. Build your own in just a few steps.

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Installing Table Hardware For A Table Leaf

If your dining room table just isn’t big enough to fit your family, add table hardware and a new

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Build a Drafting Table in 11 Easy Steps

Building a home drafting table can be as complicated or as simple as you please. The most complicated

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How To Build An Accent Table

You might think that you have to be a master carpenter before you can tackle a project like building

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Tips for Building a Picnic Table & Bench

A picnic table and bench can be a great addition to any porch, patio or garden setting. If you set out

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How to Make Folding Wooden Table Legs

When you add folding wooden table legs to a craft or hobby table, you create a versatile piece of furniture

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How to Build a Round Folding Table

A round folding table is something that you could use for any number of occasions. Whether it is for

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How to Repair a Wobbly Pedestal Table Base

If you notice that your pedestal table base is wobbly, you need to fix the problem as soon as possible.

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How to Repair a Drop Leaf Table

Drop leaf tables were very popular several years ago and many are now considered to be antiques, so you