Why Is My Wife so Upset I Replaced the Dining Room Table with a Official Size Pool Table?

did u remind her u can have naughty time on it? maybe then she will understand!!

1. protecting dining room table from cat?

Try putting softpaws on your cat. You can do it yourself, or a vet can do it. Most pet stores sell them. Otherwise, you may have to do the table pad. Good luck!

2. What can I do with this glass dining room table?

Ask the landlord to remove it

3. I sanded a dining room table top but the stain is too grey, (I need brown) I can't sand it again, can I use another stain on top?

Yes, you can restain the table with a darker stain. Get a piece of scrap wood and use the stain you used on the table and then use that sample wood as a test piece for your choice of new stain so you know what the results will look like before you restain the table itself

4. Refinishing dining room table and chairs, is there a product to use other than sanding?

be advised when using a "stripper" get a copy on MSDS [MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET] as many are potential hazardous to your health, eg methyelene chloride

5. How do I keep my furry cat whom I love so much off of my dining room table?

you could try putting foil all over your table at night for a few days ..good luck

6. My dog pees on the dining room table!?

Oh, Good Lord!!

7. How often do you polish your dining room table?

if its a nice one like mine..new....we use placemats, pot holders and anything to keep it protected..we generally just wash it after dinner with warm soap and water...then pledge once a week

8. Temporary way to protect our dining room table from cat scratches?

I put a bed sheet on it. Then a sheet of plywood. Then a table cloth over that. If people are coming over I show the table top. Otherwise this plywood cut to fit is always on it with a table cloth. If you need to go out quick... Bed sheets on table and use some opened cardboard boxes and cover with something to hold it there.

9. How do I refinish my dining room table and chairs?

If they are varnished, rub down with fine wire wool, clean off any dust with a vacuum, then wipe with turps/white spirit. apply the varnish (a silk finish is nice) with a pad of lint free cloth like a bit of well washed sheet. My wife does it if she feels like doing it, D. I. Y er she aint!!!!!so easy.

10. I bought a dinning room table the sales said it was Solid Mahogany , i found out later it was not.?

If you do not like the fact it is veneer then return it. You were led to believe it was solid mahogany. And that's what you say to them. ' I was led to believe it's solid mahogany. This is not a purchase I can live with. '.

11. how high/or low should the light above the dining room table be?

try standing on the table and there you can tell how high your chandelier can be put

12. Is it easy to refinish and restain a dining room table and chairs?

if its varnish no if its only stained yes simply sand lightly then apply stain

13. How far above a dining room table should a chandelier hang?

Centered, about 2 feet. Off-center, about 3 feet

14. I have a dining room table, that needs to be fixed.?

you could use glue and a comalong strap(those ones you ratchet so it gets tighter) fill the gap with glue and strap it and squish it back together or use a piece of plywood under neath make it about 4 - 6 inches on each side of the crack and then use screws ever 2-3 inches away half way from the crack to the edge (so if you have an 8" strip of wood, so 4" is on each side, 2"from edge along whole side) use screws that are as wide as the plywood(3/81/4 " short of coming through other side of table so if your table top is 1" use 1" srews(and the plywood will be the difference from going threw) you could glue it first-make it stronger

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While learning how to makea wooden dining room table isn't going to be the easiest home improvement you are likely to undertake, it probably isn't as difficult as you might think either.In fact you don't even have to start the process from scratch if you don't want to as we'll show you how to reuse items such as reclaimed wooden doors that you can repurpose and make into a table too. However if you want to create your own DIY table from scratch we will walk you through all the steps from choosing the wood to measuring up, cutting and making the final piece.Choose your WoodChoosing wood for your dining room table is a little down to personal preference, and a lot down to your budget. Good wood options for dining tables are:Credit: if you can't find the wood you're really after, you can always choose a less expensive option, and add a suitable stain when you're done to create the illusion of a more expensive piece of wood. A list of other woods you might want to consider, along with their advantages and disadvantages, can be found in our article on how to build wood countertops.For the purposes of this exercise, we are going to make a butcher block, style dining table, as it is an easier and less cumbersome process. You may also want to bear this in mind when shopping around for wood. You can of course cut your wood down to size when you get home, but if you can get the store or lumber yard to do it for you, all the better. If you can also get hold of quartersawn timber then do so, as it provides more stability.Make the Table TopA standard dining room table is around 6 feet by 4 feet, but make sure to measure the available space in your dining room and adjust these measurements accordingly.Credit: creating a butcher's block top, it is easier to work in small numbers than to try and glue together 20 pieces in one go. With your butcher block strips already cut, work how many strips you need to make up the width of your table. In this example we will say our strips are 2 inches, so we will need 24 strips of wood measuring at least 6 feet. When it comes to cutting your strips to length, it is worth adding at least an extra 1/16 inch, to make sure of a neat finish with room to plane/sand everything to the same length at the end.As we are working to a width of 4 feet, we will split each section down into 1 foot sections, so begin by gluing the edges of 6 strips of wood with wood/carpenters glue. Align up your strips, and use clamps to keep them into place. After 30 minutes, wipe off any excess glue.Once dry, you can remove the clamps and repeat the process, until you have all 4 sections glued together. Now put all of these sections together, joining each section to the other, again with wood glue. Try to match up the lengths as best you can, before clamping the whole lot and waiting for the glue to dry.You can now hand plane the edges of the table, to give a neat finish to the ends, and finishing off by planning and then sanding the table top.Make the Table Legs & FrameThe standard height measurement to bear in mind when making a dining table is between 29-31 inches. If we make allowances for joining the legs to the table top, that then gives us about 27-30 inches of length needed for each table leg - making them a little longer is better, as they can be easily cut down to size later. How thick you make the legs, is obviously dependent on your chosen style, and how big the table is - the bigger the table, the more sturdy the legs will need to be. If the table is really quite big (over 6 feet in length), then you may need to think about adding 6 legs, rather than 4.Credit: appropriate lengths of 4x4 timber will make the process of making table legs easy. Once cut to length, they can be joined to the frame.The frame of your table should be the dimensions of your table top, less 6 inches for each measurement - then take off the width of your table legs x2. If we are using 4x4 for the legs, then your frame pieces will be 14 inches less for each piece, than the table top measurements. A simple frame again, made with 4x4 is a simple enough job, making sure you leave the corners open to fit the legs into. Then you can adjoin the legs at each corner, and once you've established it's not going to wobble - you can add your beautiful table top over the frame, and legs that should support it superbly.A Cheat's Guide to Building a Wooden TableCredit: Wooden Table made from a doorYou could, of course, make life easier for yourself and create a new table from existing products. Why not skip the section on making the table legs completely and just make a new wooden table top for your dining room, affixing it onto an existing table.Or, be really ingenious (and eco friendly), by reusing a wooden door to make a dining room table, and use the door as your table top - either make legs and a simple frame (as above), or again, affix the door to an existing piece of furniture.Finishing & ProtectingWhichever method you choose to use to make your table, you will need to make sure it is finished off and protected properly before it can be used.Renting an orbital sander is a less-exhausting way of ensuring a smooth finish to your table, as well as offering superior results when compared with using sandpaper alone. Always make sure to sand with the grain, to get the smoothest finish possible.When it comes to protecting yourtable, the choice is yours, whether you use wax, oil, or a varnish. If you oil a table, you will continue to need to 'feed' your table, a couple of times a year, varnishing won't need doing again for years unless you want to, and waxing is easy to spot-finish, when needed. Try your chosen material underneath the table, or inside a table leg to see how it comes out, as often the results can be darker than you think, even if you are using a clear varnish.Once the finish is dry, you are free to enjoy many meals at the wooden dining room table you made yourself.
I've Got a Glass Dining Room Table. a Piece of the Glass Broke Off. It's Pretty Thick Glass, Can It
It may be glued back together with some kind of super glue, but it will never be as strong as it was before it broke. Even if you do get it glued, you will still be able to see the crack and it may break off again if you put anything heavy on it. I get a picture in my mind of a Thanksgiving turkey being set on the wrong spot and tumbling to the floor. I would look into getting another top made if you really like the table. If it has curved edges, you will have to make a template with dimensions for the glass cutter1. Dining room or laundry room????Laundry Room2. Where can I find a cheap dining room table?Do you have a demolition or old building parts supplier in Houston? That's if it's not still under water?Buy an old wooden door.That's the top.Then get some concrete blocks and stack to the height you want.Put door on top.Voila! A dining table.Then try an Opportunity shop for chairs etc,or advertise in your local paper.3. What color to paint dining room ceiling (red walls)?egg shell white4. Re-upholstering Dining Room Chairs?Check the TLC website for shows like "Trading Spaces", "While You Were Out", etc. They usually have diy instructions. Also, try HGTV.com5. is it proper for someone to change a baby diaper in a resteraunt dining room?Not only no, but H**L no. It's disgusting, smelly and a health hazard6. Gel Window cling stain off of wood dining room table?Try using Liquid Gold in your cleaning/dusting area. While you are there, see if there is a cleaner/polish for wood. With the Liquid Gold, just rub it on there concentrating on the spots, let it sit for about a minute and then wipe with a clean cloth. Other than that, it may have stained the clear coat on top of the wood, and then you would have to sand it down and repaint it. :-)7. My dining room is bigger than my living room. I was thinking of switching rooms,?As long as the space flows, I would not worry about it8. Nice Dining Room Table: Water rings from glasses. (1) How Fix? (2) How Protect?You could try the product listed below. It worked on my night stand. For prevention you should use coasters or thick place mats. Which I know is probably not preferred since you spent a grand on the table. Who would want to cover it up!? But, they do make pretty nice looking coasters nowadays.9. I bought some dining room chairs. My husband put them together. They're wobbly. What's wrong?You need to tighten the screws. On lots of furniture pieces they use a peg that inserts into a drum shaped cam that is then tightened. Make sure that the "peg is seated (screwed in) completely and then after it is inserted into the cam the cam is fully turned until tight. The other two guys who answered above are idiots, obviously!10. 1960 Thomasville maple dining room table, 6 chairs and 2 leaves 18x60" Seats 12. Anyone know how much it would?Used furniture does not get much. You could look it up on ebay. Maybe they have a similar set11. my neice hit her eye on my dining room chair and she has a really bad bruise!! HELP!!?antibiotics aren't doing anything to swelling and bruise, they cure bacterial infection. to clean the cut, use just little of desinfection but carefuly to not put it ti her eye. there is nothing much to do about the black eye. it needs to disappear by itself but you can reduce the swelling by iceing it. black eye usually takes up to a month to disappear12. What do you call the room between the KITCHEN and DINING ROOM?"DRINKING ROOM"?13. I want to re-paint my dining room table legs and chairs. What kind of paint should I use?Behr Premium Paint has a primer/paint combo which takes a two step process into one. I would also suggest a clear varnish after painting to protect from knicks and scratches!14. Best way to sell an elegant dining room suite moved to the US with household goods after business tour .?You can sell it by using local classifieds from your newspaper, or you can opt for online sites, like ebay, craiglist or ad-my-ad
Why Did Jesus Invent the Dining Room Table?
This is a funny moment in our discussion. Jesus is just an invented guy. Now, we are making him inventor. The truth is whatever the church says, all church goers believed. If the pope says, ROCK "N ROLL is in the plan of God, Christians will accept. If the church says, lets change Jesus name from Jesus Christ to James Bond, it will be James Bond and no longer Jesus Christ.1. What color to paint a formal dining room?Sage. I love that for a dinning room2. About how many hours would it take to strip the paint off of a dining room chair?if by hand is gonna take forever so try a blow torch be done in no time good luck3. What do you call the room between the KITCHEN and DINING ROOM?Too much damn space, lol4. My kids and I are going to paint our inexpensive dining room table...?If I were going to paint a table I would : Do any necessary repairs such as filling any holes or cracks. Use a sandable wood fill. Let the repairs dry completely. Sand these repairs smooth by using 100 grit sandpaper, then sand with 220-grit sandpaper. (Do not sand the entire table just the repair areas.) Clean it thoroughly by washing with mild dish soap. It does not have to be wet, just wipe it clean. No rinsing needed. After the table is dry. Seal it with a primer. You could use Bin or Kilz. Follow manufactures suggestions. That will dry fast. Select what colors you want (use a good polyurethane or a good enamel paint, gloss or semi-gloss.) Follow all safety requirements and insure that you watch the kids. Sounds like a fun project. 8>) Jeff (weseye) Wesley5. I have a combined living and dining room area. Does anyone know how to separate the areas?either use folding walls/doors depending on the length of the seperation or use curtains6. What is a fair price for a 19th century English draw leaf dining room table made of chestnut?What type of condition is it in?7. a furniture store marks up the price that it pays the manufacturer for dining room sets by 30%.?They have to make a profit too8. What would you do selling house- leave dining room or convert to 3rd bedroom?Not to sound racist but it depends on what the nationalities are out there and seams like what most people would like in your area. Here in California I would say go for the 3rd bedroom because people live 10 people or more per house whether it's a 1,2 or 3 bedroom people might prefer the extra room over dining space because they eat in the living room anyway9. What's better for a dining room table? Glass or wood top?Finish it with a coat of gloss oil varethane. Latex is water-based and will make rings of its own from the water glasses. But a coat or 2 of oil varethane will seal it beautifully.10. Is there something that I can put under my dining room chairs so that they dont scratch up my wood floor?Absolutely! Many stores sell different size soft pads to put on the bottom of furniture. You can find probably find them at Home Depot, WalMart, and even Ikea has them!11. What should be the distance from tabletop to bottom of chandelier in dining room?at LEAST 3 feet12. Help! I can't get my cat to stay off the dining room table?Get a squirt water bottle with some water in it. Say "no" when he jumps on the table and squirt him at the same time. Lay aluminum foil on the table for when you are not home. Most cats do not like the way the foil feels. Stick to the water bottle and foil and eventually he will get the idea.13. will a pool table fit comfortably in a "dining room" or would the room be too small?depends on what size the room is and what size the pool table is14. I have a black, gray, and glass themed living/dining room, but would like some color. Any suggestions?Exotic plants or large vases from Pier One Imports will go with any decor
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