I am actually going to do this, one day in the short term future
If you are also feeling ambitious, handy or know someone who is… check out the detailed step by step instructions and product lists that will assist you in creating your very own table.
If you want extensions this DIYer has shown how they did just that with this plan, as well as their own step by step adventures through the plans instructions http://blog.forrent.com/contests/our-dining-room-table-guest-blogger#.T2fxfcUgeRg
I am hoping to achieve a look that is something like this (please note these tables were actually made from this plan!):