Introduction: How to Build Reclaimed Industrial Dining Tables

In this video I build 5 Reclaimed Industrial Dining Tables for a local brewery

Check out the video for a full walk thru on how I did it!

Materials :

  • Reclaimed wood 2x6's
  • 2x2" Square tubing


Step 1: Cut Down Wood and Mill to Thickness

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Rough dimension all of your wood on your chop saw then joint and plane the wood down to its final thickness.

Step 2: Glue Up Tops

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Glue up your table tops using a liberal amount of glue and parallel clamps. I use the pipe clamps for pressure and to keep the wood flat

Step 3: Cut Down Wooden Tops to Final Shape and Dimension, Apply Finish

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Cut all your tops to their final desired dimensions. Using whatever tools you prefer, then go and sand and apply your finish!

Step 4: Cut Down Metal Stock for Bases

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Cut all your metal pieces to their final dimensions. I use a FEIN Slugger with a carbide tipped blade. Makes short work of this part

Step 5: Tack Up Base

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Tack all your bases together and measure for final dimensions. Use a hammer or clamps to make sure all parts are square

Step 6: Finish Weld Pieces Together

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Finishh welding your bases together after theyre flat and square.

Step 7: Cut the "X" on Bases

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if you mimic the X style base like me. Cut the welded "x's" in half. Finish welding your bases together. Ad the brackets for mounting the tops

Step 8: Paint and Attach Top !

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Paint your base or finish it with clear. Attach your tops and you're all done.

If you liked this video please check out my other builds!


Jakes workshop (author)2017-04-23

I really love the design. Eventhough it is pretty simple, it is amaizing! Thanks for sharing

Patrick_MG (author)2017-04-21

Incredible work, very beautiful! Thanks for sharing

About This Instructable




Bio: The Builder - 29 year old former NFL athlete turned full time Builder. Specializing in Industrial style Reclaimed furniture and Industrial design aesthetic.
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