How to Create Stenciled Design Drop Leaf Wood Table DIY Project was designed to introduce the reader to an easy to follow the DIY project for building a unique drop leaf table.
If you have recently visited a furniture store you know exactly how expensive it is to buy furniture. Not only is most furniture very expensive, but it can be difficult at times to be able to find the good quality peices. They do not make furniture like they used too.
However, if you are handy with power tools and looking to save some money, making your own furniture is a good place to start.
* * * Tools:
– Router with:
Roman Ogee Bit (for Decorative Edge around table)
Cove Bit (for one half of Rule Joint)
Round Over Bit (for one half of Rule Joint)
Marking Tools (Sharp Pencils, Rulers, Combination Square)
Center Finding Dowel Jig
* * * Hardware/Materials:
Dropleaf Hinges(6) -These are not sold at Home Depot/Lowes, you’ll probably have to order them
Biscuits (Size 20)
Steel Rod (to use as dowels for pivoting gate)
Sandpaper (120g, 150g, 180g, 220g)
Staining Your Dropleaf Table
* * *Materials
Desired Stain Color (table in tutorial is stained with Minwax Golden Pecan, then restained with a mix of Golden Pecan and Red Oak to create final color of the full table
Clear Matte Glaze
Desired Gel Stain Color (Minwax Mahogany Gel Stain)
Clean, White Lint Free Rags (For cleaning or applying stain)
Chip Brushes and/or Foam Brushes
Steel Wool (0000)
Vinyl or Acetate for stencil
This Do It Yourself project and the downloadable plan was created and shared in hopes to help fellow DIYers to be able to use their woodworking skills to be able to save themselves some money by building their own great looking real wood, drop leaf table with decorative stenciled stain.
The plan describes all of the things that you need to use to build the table and it also describes how it was made. All of the information that is included is presented in a way that makes it really easy to follow.
* * * Benefits of reading the DIY Project: How to make a faux inlay drop leaf table
Discover how easy it can be to build your own decorative drop leaf table from scratch
The project includes a complete listing of all of the materials, supplies, and tools that are necessary to get started
The project includes an easy to download plan with a complete, easy to follow step by step instructional guide that covers how to build it
There are also numerous full-color pictures that help to provide a good visual reference of the plan
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