Farmhouse Table Plans

The dinner table is a symbol of unity. It’s where we discuss our life’s most recent events, positive and negative. It’s where we share meals with people that we love.

Farmhouse tables, also known as harvest tables, enhance that familiar feeling. These strong and sturdy tables were once used as farmers’ workstations, but nowadays, they offer a gathering place for family and friends. Not only are farmhouse tables reliably strong, but they’re a charming addition to any home. Store-bought farmhouse tables can get really spendy, but luckily there are a variety of farmhouse table plans available online!

Farmhouse tables can be made from a variety of wood including maple, solid oak, or reclaimed pine. Before you source your wood, look into whether your city has a reclaimed wood facility. Not only is reclaimed wood eco-friendly, but the unique distressed details are one of a kind. Keep in mind, however, that the harder the wood is, the higher the price will be.

Whether you’re an amateur or expert, these harvest tables have a lot to offer for an affordable price. The following DIY plans are free and offer step-by-step instructions for any level of woodworker. Farmhouse tables can be a big investment, literally and physically, so you’ll want to choose a project that matches up with your skillset. Check out some of our favorite farmhouse table plans below.

Rustic Farmhouse Table Plans

Rustic Farmhouse Table Plans

These farmhouse plans take us back to the original days of table development. David, of “Popular Mechanics”, reminds us that farmers used to build these tables themselves, and they weren’t carpenters either! It’s okay if your table comes out a bit more rustic than most. It only adds to the character.

Find the plans at Popular Mechanics

Home Depot Farmhouse Table Plans

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The outdoor dining table is finished!!! (It has been but I’ve been waiting to get chairs to take a picture of it all.) Handmade by myself and my dad @garydiapice Plans from @anawhitediy We altered the plans just a hair to do the cedar top in 1×6 and did pressure treated for the frame to lower cost and make it perfect for outdoors. My dad also suggested switching out the bottom beam to a 2×6 for more support when people place their feet on it. I used a danish oil on the cedar top and stained the bottom in Providencal. I love it!!!! Can’t wait to use it tonight!

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Home Depot’s DIY farmhouse table plans will provide you with a simple and clean farmhouse table that can be completed in a weekend or less!

This plan comes with useful links to Home Depot’s site if you’d like to compare costs for your supplies. After all, the greatest part of a DIY project is being able to customize the project to fit your needs.

Find the plans at The Home Depot Blog

Modern HGTV-Inspired Farmhouse Table Plans

This chic and modern farmhouse table is perfect for anyone who’s looking to add some contemporary vibes to their space. To make matters better, you’ll only need five tools to complete this table and make it your own. Beginners, you’ll want to make note of this one.

Find the plans at Shanty2Chic

Under-$100 Farmhouse Table Plans

under $100 farmhouse table

If your budget is tight, but you’d still like a valuable, well-built table, try Remodelaholic’s plan. Though these plans are simple and cost under $100, they’ll still provide you with a beautiful finished product.

Find the plans at Remodelaholic

Elegant Oak Farmhouse Table Plans

Elegant Oak Farmhouse Table Plans

This farmhouse table is a little pricier than some of the others listed above. However, at 33″ wide, this table is great for smaller spaces and will add some elegant vibes to your kitchen or dining room.

Find the plans at Rogue Engineer

Farmhouse Table Plans With Distressed Legs

Farmhouse Table Plans With Distressed Legs

This plan is simple, chic, beautiful and has easy-to-follow instructions, making it a good pick for the beginner on a budget.

Find the plans at Rogue Engineer

Farmhouse Table With Pocket Holes

Farmhouse Table With Pocket Holes

This DIY plan emphasizes the importance of pocket holes for your farmhouse table. Pocket-hole joinery involves drilling a hole into one piece of wood and then joining it to a second piece with the use of a self-tapping screw. Adding pocket holes to your farmhouse table can make the finished look extra clean and professional.

Find the plans at Ana White

Traditional Farmhouse Dining Table Plans

Traditional Farmhouse Dining Table Plans

This farmhouse dining table plan is for those with some woodworking experience under their belt. This plan will add a bit of elegance to your space, too.

If you’re looking for a table that will become the topic of conversation at your next dinner party, you may want to bookmark this plan.

Find the plans at Decor and the Dog

4′ x 4′ Farmhouse Table Plans

One of the benefits of farmhouse tables is their durability. In this plan, DIY Pete takes us through directions for a simple harvest table. For just about $100 worth of wood, you can create a table that looks like it cost $3000.

Find the plans at DIY Projects with Pete

Chunky X Farmhouse Table Plans

These plans are definitely for the more experienced woodworker. Chunky cross beams and reclaimed wood come together to create a look that is definitely farmhouse-inspired.

Find the plans at Pretty Handy Girl

“Normal” Table Plans

normal table plans

Instead of going with what Woodshop Diaries calls a “modern” dining room table, they chose to go with what they like to call “normal”. According to Shara, “A normal table has a base that is a few inches narrower and shorter than the top and the top sits completely on the base.”

Find the plans at Woodshop Diaries

X-Brace Farmhouse Table Plans

X Brace Farmhouse Table Plans

If you’d like to go for a style that’s more decorative, try this X-style farmhouse dining table. This table is a good fit for a kitchen or dining room that’s limited on space. It’s slightly thinner than most tables but could still fit a family of six! It’s practical and pretty.

Find the plans at Cherished Bliss

Farmhouse Table Plans With Detailed Instructions

Farmhouse Table Plans With Detailed Instructions

For the extremely detailed oriented, this is your DIY plan! Ed Hart did a fantastic job of fully outlining how he made his rustic farmhouse table. For those who are just beginning their woodworking journey, Ed’s meticulous outline will help to keep you in line.

Find the plans at Ed Hart

Chunky Farmhouse Coffee Table Plans

Chunky Farmhouse Coffee Table Plans

Does the farmhouse table above seem too large for your home? This chunky farmhouse coffee table might be what you’re looking for.

With dimensions of 27″ x 50″ x 17.5″, this farmhouse table is the ideal size for any small cottage or tiny home. It’s compact and lends itself to Saturday mornings spent drinking coffee (or tea).

Find the plans at Handmade Haven DIY Blog

Farmhouse Table And Bench Plans

Farmhouse Table And Bench Plans

Not only does Honeybear Lane provide us with a quick and simple DIY table, but there’s also information on how to finish the table. Get that weathered wood look with these DIY plans.

Find the plans at Honeybear Lane

Small Farmhouse Table Plans

Small Farmhouse Table Plans

Do you like the look of a farmhouse table but find that most options are too large? This is the DIY plan for you. Though this table is smaller than some, it can still fit a family of six.

Find the plans at Boxy Colonial

Pottery Barn-Inspired Farmhouse Table Plans

pottery barn inspired table

Do you always find yourself in love with Pottery Barn furniture but not in love with the Pottery Barn price? Try this DIY plan and build your table for less than $300 compared to the $2,000 you could be spending.

Find the plans at The Weathered Fox

Outdoor Farmhouse Table Plans

Outdoor Farmhouse Table Plans

Are you dreaming of warm days spent eating dinner outside? Consider this outdoor farmhouse table plan to add some rustic charm to your patio decor. Though this table could certainly be used indoors or out, Amber Oliver did an excellent job styling it in an outdoor setting.

Find the plans at Amber Oliver

Round Farmhouse Table Plans

Round Farmhouse Table Plans

Who says all farmhouse tables have to be square? These round farmhouse table plans are a good pick for smaller dining rooms and breakfast nooks and don’t require any additional joinery or special tools.

Find the plans at Modern Builds

Written by Jessica T. Brown

Jessica T. Brown is a first-generation, Guyanese-American writer based out of Austin, Texas. Jessica is originally from Rahway, New Jersey but grew up in the outskirts of Houston, Texas. Community efforts and environmental conservation are at the forefront of every decision that she makes. She has worked within the nonprofit community for four years, finding ways to combine art, community outreach, and environmental awareness. Jessica is a graduate of Texas State University with a Bachelor's degree in Public Relations with a minor in Geography.

Her love of working with the community, for the community, is shown through her contributions to TreeFolks, Writers in the Schools, KTRU Rice University Radio, Women Communicators of Austin, Ovarcome, EnviroMedia, and many other organizations in the US.

When Jessica isn't writing, you can find her hiking around America's national and state parks.

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