A folding dining table looks perfect and is also important, designed in order to be stored away and compacted when it comes for you need extra space. Building this folding dining table is not complicated but it will take a couple of time to do that. Below are a couple of steps that you can do in order to build your own folding dining table.
Supplies Should Be Obtained to Build Folding Dining Table
The first thing that you have to do is getting the proper wood for this project. You have to prepare a large piece that you will use for the top of the table and also 4 pieces that you have to use for the legs. You also need a couple of boards that will be used for the rim which is located underneath the edge of the dining table. You have to make sure that the piece that you pick for the tabletop is sturdy and thick which is completed with smooth finish.
Cutting The Pieces of Woods
You have to cut the wood into the size that has been instructed. You have to use a tape measure in order to decide the proper dimensions for your dining table. To decide the size that you want for your folding dining table, you have to check out the size of the dining area. After you know the size of each piece, you have to use tape measure in order to mark each dimension. After that you have to use your saw in order to cut the pieces into the sizes that you want.
Rim Should Be Attached
At this step you have to attach the rim to the bottom of the table top. Move in a couple of inches from the outside of the edge of the table and then you have to screw the boards into place. You have to drill on a diagonal in order to let the screws to go through both boards.
Legs Should Be Attached
The next step is attaching the legs. If you want to do this you have to use the folding leg brackets. The brackets should be attached to the rim of the table and also the table top. The bracket than can be attached to the actual leg pieces.
You must have the basic structure of the table in place. You have to sand it down. Paint or stain can be added to the table in order to give it a look.