Don't love the colors but neat Striped stain top with colorful legs--kitchen table. This would be a cool effect to do with three or four different shades of wood stain. Give it the effect of multiple types of wood being used for the table.
tutorial on barn finish-a gel varnish remover to strip off most of the varnish. The contrasty barnwood look comes from not getting all of the varnish off, whatever is left behind will appear lighter when you apply the dark stain