Side Table Retail: $199
So we just followed Ana's plans to make each table.
After construction was complete, we sanded the tables down.
Next we distressed them with hammers, and a chain.
I had distressed the bench we made earlier, and told Rhett you just pound it with the chain.
The only chain handy was the chain for a tire, a huge net of links.
I had just used one end with 8 links or so on the bench.
I was inside upholstering and Rhett came in and said: "We need to run to Home Depot to buy more wood so we can make a new table, I trashed the top with that chain."We went out and it was really distressed. I asked how it happened, and he'd taken the whole tire chain and with one massive swing brought it all down at once. I told him my method with just a few, and we laughed and decided it just added "more character" which has become what we say when we mess up.
So if you need furniture, try her plans!
Tools we used were:
miter box/ saw