Take a table with a cruddy top and just put stained boards over top. >>> Would be great for a cheap table set at a yard sale or Goodwill type place. scratches etc, cheap. good for first apartment to the youngin's
love this idea, except for the coffee table part and only because the bookcases are too tall. It's a coffee table, an old bookcase, and some paint. Use a plain bookcase and add crown molding to the top and trim down the front.
Farmhouse Style Coffee Table: Once the legs were painted, I measured and cut wood to the length I needed, I cut it 1 inch longer than the actual top so it would hang over about a half inch on either side. I used finished grade pine. After cutting, I s