how to make a barn board coffee table

How to Make a Barn Board Coffee Table

If you want to add a unique, rustic touch to your living room or sunroom, consider making a stunning barn board coffee table. This project requires some supplies and a few hours of your time, but the finished product will be worth it. Here’s what you need to do to get started:

Gather These Supplies

  • 2-3 barn boards
  • Table saw
  • Jigsaw
  • Sandpaper
  • Wood glue
  • Finishing supplies of your choice

Step-By-Step Construction

  • Measure and Cut Boards – Cut the barn boards to the size desired for the table top and sides, then cut the side boards to the appropriate length
  • Sand Boards – Begin with coarse sandpaper to remove any saw marks or splinters, followed by fine sandpaper for a smoother surface
  • Assemble Table – Place the sides and table top together and glue in place with wood glue. Apply pressure and allow to dry completely
  • Finish Table – Apply finishing of choice to the table, such as staining, dyeing, or sealing with a protective varnish

Once you’re finished, you’ll have a one-of-a-kind piece that you can be proud of. Always remember to follow all safety protocols when working with power tools, and enjoy your new and improved space.

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