CafeTable ala Vintage Galvanized Door

January 6th, 2010 in member junk     
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One of my very favorite things to create is tables. I love to see what bases and tops I can come up with that are a good marriage together. I usually pick things that have a great patina and interesting lines (and are heavy – just ask Georgia!!).
Here’s one I put tighter using an old green base and a neat galvanized cabinet door.
I cleaned up the table base and then put on a coat of satin Poly. We had a piece of wood cut that fit the inside of the door perfectly so it had some heft to it.
After I bolted it onto the base, I waxed the top of it with Briwax which really brought out the patina. This guy must have come out a workroom of some kind... I love the splashes of orange paint and I even kept the hinge on.
 
Heres a straight on shot. Wondering about the letters in the background? Those are vintage wood type used to pring carnival posters and billboards. Youll see those again in another post....
One of my very favorite things to create is tables. I love to see what bases and tops I can come up with that are a good marriage together. I usually pick things that have a great patina and interesting lines (and are heavy – just ask Georgia!!).
Here’s one I put tighter using an old green base and a neat galvanized cabinet door.

One of my very favorite things to create is tables. I love to see what bases and tops I can come up with that are a good marriage together. I usually pick things that have a great patina and interesting lines (and are heavy – just ask Georgia!!).

Here’s one I put tighter using an old green base and a neat galvanized cabinet door.


One of my very favorite things to create is tables. I love to see what bases and tops I can come up with that are a good marriage together. I usually pick things that have a great patina and interesting lines (and are heavy – just ask Georgia!!).

Here’s one I put toghter using an old green base and a neat galvanized cabinet door.


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, metal, eclectic, industrial, garden, outdoor spaces, kitchen, entry, green, modern, table, contemporary, game room, aluminium-metallic

Comments (14)

CottageElements writes: Ditto, ditto, ditto! Way cool table!

Lani Posted: 1:33 pm on January 9th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Nicely done, Jenny! I am so into the galvanized table top right now and have been contemplating covering my kitchen island with it. Very cool!
Candy Posted: 8:48 am on January 9th
shabbychick writes: Jenny - Yep - I agree - awesome table - and the patina is very cool!

I think these great pieces were meant to be together and will live happily ever after!

Thanks for sharing!

Kathy Posted: 10:20 pm on January 7th
CleverThinker writes: This is GREAT! Beautiful patina on the top... the best part of these kinds of projects is that if we spill something or dent 'em at all...those are character markings and add $$ every time right?!?!! Good stuff for sure!!
Larry Posted: 7:36 pm on January 7th
fellowjunker writes: Amazing patina on this piece Jenny......absolutely gorgeous. Happy New year to you.....looking forward to seeing lots of one-of-a-kind junk pieces from you this year.
xojanis Posted: 12:55 pm on January 7th
JunkArchitect writes:
So Jenny K, you wanna start a junk table company? What would happen if we both ended up in the same salvage yard at the same time…WAR! Everything you do is beyond cool including this new table creation…love that base. Also, thanks for saying all the nice things about my “Santa head Christmas stocking hanging thing”. (I don’t know what to call it)

Jim Posted: 9:18 am on January 7th
Prior writes: This marriage was meant to be! Can't wait to see what the letter will be either. Lezlee Posted: 12:33 am on January 7th
NDJunkGirl writes: Jenny - OMG I just love this table...I am a rust and patina freak if there ever was one! Happy New Year to you! Andrea Posted: 9:50 pm on January 6th
upyourattic writes: Love this and the green is perfect!

I cannot wait to see what the letters are going to be!

I'm so looking forward to another year of great stuff from you ~ You and Jim should get together on your creations ~ I cannot imagine what your two great minds would come up with, especially after these two wonderful tables...and it's only January 6th!
Patti Posted: 5:42 pm on January 6th
54girl writes: What a fun table!! Love the green base too!! Love that you left the hinge on the door also!!! Mary Posted: 3:00 pm on January 6th
alicemom writes: Oh Miz JK,
This is super! I love the whole piece. I am sure this will be a marriage lasts.
smiles, alice Posted: 11:56 am on January 6th
RustyDiva writes: It is the year of the table!!! Wonder if that's in the Chinese calendar?? :0 Love this Jenny ~ what a great marraige!

Kenda Posted: 9:59 am on January 6th
suewhitney writes: Hey Jennikins...

Happy New Year! This table is absolutely rustolicious. I came up with some new lingo while on vacation. Love it!

Take care,
Sue Posted: 9:41 am on January 6th
oldnews writes: SO cool! I love the green base and it has just the right amount of rust to make the green jump out! As always, I love what you've come up with! Beautiful! Marie Posted: 9:31 am on January 6th
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