Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Sarah's Table & Chairs


For Sarah's birthday I made her this table and chairs. Despite being very easy and cheap to make, they are very sturdy. I've sat at that table quite a few times with no issues at all.

Once again I used Ana White's building plans. Here is the plan for the table, and here is the plan for the chairs

I used these colors:

Table top: Stained with Minwax dark walnut stain. I used Polycrylic for the top coat.

Table legs: Painted with satin Heirloom White (Rust-Oleum). I really like this color and use it a lot when spray painting, so I had Home Depot color match it with Behr paint. 

Chairs: Spray painted with Krylon's satin Catalina Mist. I've found that I like Rust-Oleum's Painter's Touch spray paint much better than the Krylon spray paint I used. Rust-Oleum paint gets much better coverage.




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8 comments:

  1. love it! your kids are too cute :)

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  2. You have some seriously lucky kids! Their things are so beautiful!

    Good to know about the spray paint preference too. Thanks for that.

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  3. So sweet! loving that pretty aqua paint on the chairs--I know your children love their new spot to be creative. Great job!

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  4. Oh it's adorable! Perfect for little hands & feet! :)
    Melody

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  5. absolutely LOVE your table and chairs and the play kitchen in the background! Nice job on color selection too- too perfect!

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  6. Did you use one solid piece for the top? If not, do the three planks create a seamless look/feel and did you need a lot of wood filler in between? We are trying to make the same for my son for Christmas. Thanks!!

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  7. No, it's not one solid piece, but it looks like it. I just made sure I got nice straight wood and kreg jigged it in 5-6 spots. I didn't have to use any filler. I think as long as you get a little nicer wood (mine is still pine) you should be fine. Good luck!!

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