Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Anchor Side Table With Rope


This little project started with a table that was found- you guessed it - in a dumpster. I know I often write about dumpster finds but most of them come from Mike's work. They are always throwing away props, set decorations, and unwanted furniture. Needless to say we get a lot of the leftovers.




I didn't have a true before picture but this is the table after we cut it down to side table height and I painted the legs pink. For the table top a cable spool top was added that was almost the exact same size.

 I wanted this to be bright and colorful and have a design so I thought of an anchor and painted it on the top.




The holes in the cable spool top fit perfectly into the anchor design. then rope was added to finish the sides of the table and give the anchor some authenticity


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The original green and pink paint was a little to bright so it was sanded down then stain applied.

I love staining over then wiping off before its dry to instantly age the wood.




Rope was weaved around the center of the legs where they come together.




By combining another dumpster find and a piece of a cable spool a fun, funky side table was born.
I have added leg caps since these photos were taken.





This table goes perfectly with my Coastal Curbside Chair
which you can read about HERE.

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