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29.07.2014
DIY Project Accent Furniture, How to make a cheap solid wood table top out of inexpensive lumber. With the furring strips glued and screwed into place, I flipped the table base over and placed it on the table top. Using my tape measure and a pencil, I marked where the table top needed to be cut, allowing for a 1?” overhang all the way around the table top. At this point, the table top was still pretty rough, so I started with 100-grit sandpaper on my electric sander. I went over the top several times with the sander, being sure that the top was smooth and even, especially where the boards met.
This next step is completely optional, but I wanted a completely smooth table top, so I used wood filler to fill in any gaps between the boards, and then sanded them perfectly smooth.


Pre-drill, pre-drill, and pre-drill!!!  I made a rookie mistake by not pre-drilling my holes when I attached the table top to the base, and I ended up paying dearly (not so much with my wallet, but with my time) when my table top cracked.  Don’t make this frustrating mistake!! Fill the hole with wood filler, let it dry completely, and then start again predrilling this time.
I bought a cheap dining room table from good will to use for my desk, it has a leaf in the middle to make it longer. I haven’t done a table top other than a workbench(Plywood!) but I have done cabinets and beds.
My hubby just busted my track on my table that puts the 2 pieces together (( just the track.)) and I was looking more for a French country look . I wanted to glue the leaf to the other two sides and thin fill in the holes with wood filler and I was advised by mom friend that it wouldnt work, but now I have proof cant wait to try it out!!!


I made a round top ,using your instructions and screwed it to the old top ,sanded and stained the legs to match the top .I over laped the old top by two inches . The stain grade plywood usually has a pretty good stain surface and the construction of the plywood makes it pretty stable. After cutting the edge may have some minor voids, which can be filled with wood putty and sanded nice and smooth.



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