Sunday, October 23, 2011

Before and After- Work Bench

I picked up this work bench (not sure if that's the correct name but I'm going with it!) a few weeks ago at Love of Jesus Thrift.  It was pretty nasty but I had a vision of what it could be.



I took it home, gave it a good cleaning and sanded the heck out of it.  I applied MANY coats of minwax stain in ebony.

Minwax 710960000 250 Voc Ebony Stain

And sprayed the legs with a coat of zinsser spray primer (OIL based) and finished it up with Rustoleum 2X cover spray paint in Satin finish, color: Lagoon


Before:



...And here is the new and improved work bench turned rustically chic desk.







The lamp is from Hobby Lobby and it's a match made in heaven with the legs on this "desk."

** Will be selling it at Class and Trash if any locals are interested ($45)...going to try and drop it off tomorrow (Monday)

Hope everyone had a lovely weekend!

Linking up with these lovely ladies!

7 comments:

  1. This is a really nice table.


    Mr. Goodwill Hunting

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  2. Um wow. Love it. Nice work Erin!

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  3. Wow - I love it! I definitely wouldn't have thought that would turn out looking so gorgeous!

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  4. Great transformation!! Gosh, my husband had a table like this a few years ago and we left it on the side of the road. I never would have gotten rid of it if I'd known it had so much potential! LOVE the bright color on the legs!
    www.inside-outdesign.blogspot.com

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  5. Love it! Not many people could have seen the potential in that table. You rock!!

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  6. Fabulous idea! Great job. Thanks for sharing.
    Hope to see you on my blog:)

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