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Partial DIY Reclaimed Dining Table

  1. What an amazing transformation and such a great tutorial!!

  2. Karena says:

    Job well done!! It really does look like even I could do this!

    xoxo
    Karena
    Art by Karena

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  3. heidi says:

    oh, wow. that table looks great. I would never have thought to look for unfinished tables.
    I must say, your “distress kit” is pretty intimidating. I’d hate to be caught trespassing on your yard. lol.

    • effortless says:

      I thought the same thing Heidi. It looked like a torture room down there when we were prepping. ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. I did this to a thrifted table that I made two toned with the top remaining wood which I distressed. It was the BEST stress reliever hitting the mess out of that table top. Love what you did with the torch!

  5. as usual you are a fountain of information for the DIY minded!

  6. Melissa says:

    Great project! Really enjoyed the tutorial.

  7. Looks gorgeous!!! Thanks for sharing!

  8. Stephanie says:

    you two are amazing

  9. Scientific Housewife says:

    What an awesome idea! I had no idea it was that easy!

  10. lisaroy says:

    It looks amazing! The torch idea is brilliant ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. Anne W says:

    Wow! I’m really impressed! The table looks great. Can’t wait to see it in the finished dining room! xoxo

  12. You two are incredible…it looks amazing! And you always give the best tutorials. Now stop playing torture in the basement and get thee to the post office! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  13. Anne-Marie says:

    I would have never thought to use a torch – how creative! the table looks wonderful… can’t wait to see the dining room.

  14. Holly says:

    Wow- I am so impressed. I wish I had a shop so I could diy my own table! I would have never thought of he blow torch but its brilliant!

  15. Regan says:

    Wow!!! This is gorgeous! I would have been so scared to try to burn the table, but your pictures make it look pretty easy.
    Your table looks great, you all did a great job!

  16. Wow, what a great re-do! Love all the knicks and burns!

    Megan

  17. Wow! This looks fabulous! Thanks for the mini tutorial on the propane torch!

  18. Rebecca says:

    May I ask where you found the table? I’ve been shopping around for an unfinished table just like this one for several months, and like you said, everything seems like it’s a bit over budget.

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