I built a table!

In under a week. My first real, get-out-the-saw, cut-the-wood-yourself, screw-it-together, and paint-it table, or anything of the like really. Inspired by Pinterest, I credit my Dad for helping me to cut the wood. But I drilled every little pocket hole myself. I’m so excited about my table!! I loved it (and so did Tom) when I showed him this photo of it on Pinterest (though at the time I believe he though it was something we’d purchase, not that I’d build myself:

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I have always wanted to do something like this, so I bought the wood (my table would have 2 legs as my space was smaller than this one) & asked my Dad if he’d help while in town.  We got the saw out & did the measuring & cutting together:

startprojectBMSHe was only in town for 48 hours, so there wasn’t time for him to help me actually build the table.  But here’s step-by-step as I put it together:

You can click on all those little pictures to see them closer up…but here’s what I did next:

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And then finally, I painted & did a wee bit of sanding on it:

And the final product:



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