Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Quick Table Project

Here is a quick project I did this morning.  I made this table with a discarded table base, and a left over table top.



I found this table base, about to be tossed, at a garage sale.  It's been sitting in my garage, and I thought it was time to make a table out of it.



In my "Evil Cherub" post, I replaced the table top below with a smaller one.  I knew I would eventually use it.




They made a good match. After applying glue to the base top, I used my power drill to countersink  a screw right through the top of the table, and into the middle of the base.  I made sure the screw went just below the surface of the tabletop.




I added wood filler,



and sanded it smooth.  After giving it a grey base coat, I applied multiple layers of white gesso.







I like it.




Sharing With:
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Savvy Southern Style: Wow Us Wednesdays
Primitive and Proper: Piece of Work Wednesday
Faded Charm: White Wednesday







46 comments:

  1. Sweet little table.

    Your table is proof that it pays to not throw parts away.

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  2. Rosemary, you little magical being you!!! I want to spend an afternoon with you painting away and creating!! Don't you just love making something out of nothing!!!!???? Thanks for sharing the magic.

    M.A. ox

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  3. Love the marriage of the two pieces...they were meant to be together,

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  4. i am always saving parts! you just never know! this table is sweet and simple and the perfect parts combined!

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  5. Wow, love the table! I agree with Penny, they were meant to be together! I love your creations, Rosemary! So much talent!

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  6. Whistle ~ Whistle...those are some great legs!

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  7. You make me want to redo my entire decorating scheme (which would most assuredly result in my death at the hands of my husband, but oh well). I love this table and the setting you placed it in.

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  8. I like it too! I can't believe that it didn't already come that way. I would never know that you actually made that. I love little tables like that.

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  9. I love it, Rosemary! The top is such a great shape! Amazing how that worked out with the base.

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  10. Fresh! I need to do the gesso thing on a couple of these which I have had forever and a day. They look a bit too "naturally" distressed!

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  11. Hi Rosemary,
    I just love little white pedestal tables and yours is adorable.

    Great job.

    hugs
    Sissie

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  12. Can't believe you just whipped up this project...it would take me days! Great job!

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  13. it's a perfect fit!! and such a pretty little piece too!!
    best,
    maureen

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  14. Hi Rosemary,
    It is beautiful, such a sweet little occasional table!
    Congrats on your over 1000+ followers!! Good for you Rosemary!!
    All the Best,
    Christine

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  15. Rosemary, you cannot tell at all that the top and base weren't born together!! It turned out so pretty. Love it next to your chair! Deb

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  16. Love the marriage, that base is so Pretty...
    cheryl

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  17. Great legs is right! They're beautiful! What a perfect combination, Rosemary! :)

    xoxo laurie

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  18. You go girl! You can work some magic on some junk!

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  19. Voila! Just like that a new table. Nice job.

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  20. You make things seem so easy. I have a hard time taking the lid off a paint can! Haha! Beautiful result you got!

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  21. Lovely! These two pieces were made for each other.

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  22. perfect pairing Rosemary! I gotta try that gesso~

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  23. I would have never guessed that they were two separate pieces put together to make one. Lovely!

    ~ Emily N. from "too Blessed to Stress"

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  24. You're a clever kid aren't you! It's absolute sweetness :)

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  25. Very clever and a great way to recycle. Love it!

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  26. I love your style Rosemary...such a sweet little accent table you created...love it! I suppose it is true that one man's trash is another women's treasure!!!

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  27. I like it, too, Rosemary. It turned out so pretty, and I like the pretty vase you have on it, too!

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  28. Where do you get this energy on these grey, sunless days??????? YOU are Amazing...
    Jeanine Burkhardt

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  29. Your little table is beautiful, I love it's simplicity and beauty. Thank you for the info on Gesso.
    Hugs, Cindy

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  30. I would say that was beyond a good match...more like a perfect match! You are so talented, you never cease to amaze!!!

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  31. I like it, simple and beautiful:-)
    Hugs, Biljana

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  32. How pretty and so great that you were able to use two pieces that otherwise would have been tossed by someone less creative than yourself!

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  33. Hi Rosemary,
    So you just hopped up and whipped out this gorgeous beauty this morning, huh? You are so amazing!
    Patti
    p.s. WIW is open

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  34. Your photos are really awesome too you know. That last shot of the little chair with pillow scene looks like something that you could put on a canvas and put on the wall. Thanks for sharing at our Link It Up Thursday party.

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  35. I LOVE this! I would love if you would share this at the Crazy Cute link party happening at Between U & Me right now! I've got a totally awesome giveaway this week, too!
    OOH! AND, I'm your newest follower! ;)
    www.betweenuandme.com

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  36. That is such a pretty table...love the way you rubbed it off!

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  37. I think I already told ya I love it but in case not love it and thanx for coming to the party!

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  38. Total French, I love it! I really like your new picture anmd blog look! Thanks for the visit

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  39. Once again, I love it! Can I move in with you?

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