Distressed Coffee Table. 1 comment. In this tutorial we are going to show you what we did with a small coffee table using the candle wax and chalk paint method. The table is a very lightweight piece but has some nice design work and we thought it would make a good distressed furniture piece.
DIY: How to Paint and Distress a Coffee Table – excellent tutorial shows how this farmhouse table was painted, distressed, glazed and sealed – via The Painted Hive
how to distress a shabby chic coffee table (the easy way!) Depending on your surface, you may want to clean and sand a bit first. I washed the whole table down with a bit of dish detergent and a good scrub brush and then sanded a few surfaces that needed smoothing.
Anyhoo, one of the most asked about projects from the past is my distressed coffee table makeover (from way back in 2011). Photo from my living room mini makeover 2012. After a slew of recent questions (I guess the old post must have been freshly featured somewhere?), I re-visited the article myself and was, let’s just say, a little underwhelmed.
Milling the Lumber, Measuring for Mortises. Mill down 4×4 to 3×3 thickness. This was done using a …
Step 10 – Attach table top to base. Flip the table base upside down and set it on the bottom side of the table top. Center it and then screw through the bottom of the 2×2 into the table top with 2 1/2″ torque screws. Use about 3 to 4 screws on each side of the base.