Many people keep a folding table or two in storage in case they have a buffet or need to seat more dinner guests. Wouldn’t it be nice to dress that table top and make it blend in with your furniture?
That’s just what we’re going to do in this how-to video!
Folding tables come in handy for Thanksgiving, Christmas, birthdays and other special occasions when you need to break one out for a feast. However, while they’re functional, they’re not very stylish.
Here’s how you can transform a basic folding table into a beautiful farmhouse table, with plenty of time to spare before your next gathering.
The materials you need to make a rustic table top are inexpensive if you have wood glue, paint or stain at home — expect to spend about $50.
Materials You’ll Need
- Folding Table
- 3 pieces of pine, 1-by-10-inch, for the top
- 3 pieces of pine, 1-by-3-inch, for the edges
- Titebond II Premium Wood Glue (or Titebond III Ultimate Wood Glue if used outdoors and exposed to rain)
How to Build a Rustic Table Top