What Type of Wood To Use for A DIY Farmhouse Table?

Most farmhouse tables are made out of pine. Pine is inexpensive, absorbs stain well and easy to find at big box stores. 

Wood Choices When Building a Farmhouse Table

White Oak Cypress Hickory Walnut Maple

Mixing Wood Types In A Farmhouse Table

Mixing the wood types has the positive benefit of being easier on your pocketbook than going with a more expensive hardwood for the base and the top.

Choosing Colors For Your Farmhouse Table

– All One Color – White Base and Stained Top – Black Base and Stained Top – Completely Painted

What Type of Chairs Go With A Farmhouse Table?

When chairs are used around a farmhouse table, the type of chair selected is really a way for the homeowner to select their desired focal point and express their creativity.