Old Timer Checkerboard Table

August 10th, 2009 in member junk     
JunkinLindsey JunkinLindsey, member
6 users recommend

The Nether Regions
BTW, stain does NOT respect masking tape.

I finished this table earlier this summer, but had been holding out trying to finding the perfect checker pieces, so here it is! Not sure what sparked the whole idea, but I had an image in my mind of two old timers playing checkers on a porch somewhere, like something from The Bucket List. Unfortunately, I have no where to put it. Anyone know two old timers with spare time? 

The table top was already in one piece, I pulled it from an old horse feed barn. Got the legs unstained at a junk show, and just screwed them on, instead of the other way... Painted the red stars, uh red, and clear-coated the rusty brown ones. 

Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, tabletop, metal, wood, furniture, country, fun, outdoor spaces, porch, farm, table, brown, sunroom, red, game room

Comments (12)

repurpkit writes: You just gave me a great idea to make one of my folding tables into a chess table...perfect for my kids. Thank you. Posted: 12:18 pm on August 15th
CottageElements writes: You did a beautiful job on this table. Love it!

Lani Posted: 12:01 am on August 12th
RustyDiva writes: I've always loved the idea of a game table! This one is great and the stars are a nice touch. Posted: 12:49 pm on August 11th
lovetotrash writes: So cute. Love the stars
Posted: 10:15 am on August 11th
ShadywoodQuilts writes: Great table Lindsey! Need a couple of old barrels for those 'old timers' to sit on while they play! Posted: 10:12 am on August 11th
JunkinLindsey writes: Love the nursing home idea, or I could donate it to my local honky tonk! —Ha!
Posted: 9:38 am on August 11th
Grasshopper22 writes: What a great idea!! It turned out wonderful... Posted: 8:16 am on August 11th
fellowjunker writes: Beautifully done.
xojanis Posted: 11:39 pm on August 10th
alicemom writes: That is really cool. LuAnn good idea about the nursing home.
smiles, alice Posted: 11:14 pm on August 10th
JunkArchitect writes:
I love the whole concept of a checkerboard table and this one came out GREAT. The only thing missing is an ice cold Corona.

Posted: 11:13 pm on August 10th
LuAnn writes: Nice job. Looks great. If you are looking for a place to put this maybe one of your local nursing homes could use it for their residents--just a thought.

LuAnn Posted: 9:09 pm on August 10th
smiller0529 writes: That is so cool! I love it. Posted: 8:00 pm on August 10th
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