One of my favorite items is my great-great grandma's table. It still has the knife marks where she butchered her meat. It lives in our morning room and is the perfect spot for my new orchid.
I've been on the hunt for a new kitchen table. The table I have now was my grandparent's hard rock maple table and I have plans to refinish it and give it to my brother. He just recently moved into a new home and it would be perfect for his house, which is a historic home in Irvington (Indy neighborhood).
Then I found this in a barn...
It was in rough shape and a
And gave it some love. We removed the top from the base and sanded the whole table. We were careful not to sand too deeply, because we still wanted to retain some of the texture of the old wood.
We mixed Special Walnut and Early American stains and stained the whole table. Then we added two coats of satin finish polyurethane. Justin polished up the wheels and re-installed the wheels.
I love the finished product.