Potting Bench

July 8th, 2010 in member junk     
tibbyg tibbyg, member
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I found this old sink at my local Habitat ReStore for 10 bucks. My local welder made the stand and I finished it off with a shelf with scrap wood I had. I had thought it would be great to move it to the patio for parties - filing it with ice and drinks but it weighs a friggin' TON!


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, metal, country, garden, table, cream, potting bench

Comments (19)

eliz2nd writes: perfect money spent well Posted: 4:54 pm on April 17th
RustyDiva writes: AWESOME!!! Love it and I'm with Marie ~ put it on wheels cause it would be a great party piece!!! Perfect for ice and drinks. Posted: 12:04 pm on July 12th
BillyJo writes: I love it. My MIL wanted a potting bench. I gotta make one. ok! BillyJo Posted: 10:45 pm on July 11th
junkermidge writes: Oh what a fun and unique potting bench! I love it! So very clever.
Midge Posted: 5:10 pm on July 11th
CottageElements writes: Love it! I have a special place for garden pieces/repurposing. I am also jealous you have your own welder! :)

Lani Posted: 12:22 pm on July 11th
Heddacopper writes: Too cool! I had just gotten on this site cuz I was going to ask members what I could do with an old cast iron sink I'd just gotten and look what I saw!!! The perfect answer! So timely! = Must be de ja vous! Thanks so much. And yes, you are RIGHT. IT WEIGHS A TON!!!!
Happy junkin' everyone! Posted: 11:39 am on July 10th
MakinItHappen writes: I love that!!! Posted: 11:08 am on July 10th
vanj writes: COOOOOOOOL. YOU MEMBERS ARE AWESOME...
VANESSA Posted: 5:04 am on July 10th
tibbyg writes: A note about the kerosene can in the center on the shelf. I was off-loading brush at the dump and ran into a neighbor. I helped him off-load his brush and then saw him tossing this great old can into the dump - I promptly snatched it up! Proving one man's trash is another woman's treasure! Posted: 10:17 pm on July 9th
tibbyg writes: My welder dude charged about $90 and he did an awesome job. Still so much cheaper than a generic potting bench from your local Ace. Posted: 10:12 pm on July 9th
Funky_Junk_Donna writes: This is the coolest potting bench I've ever laid eyes on! I LOVE the old sink concept. Very very cool. I want one! :)
Posted: 3:51 pm on July 9th
oldnews writes: Could you put it on some heavy duty wheels? I LOVE it! Marie Posted: 2:44 pm on July 9th
ILikeItVintage writes: That's awesome! How much was it for the metal frame? Posted: 2:20 pm on July 9th
alicemom writes: boy howdy and good honk! 10 bucks! you are one lucky duck. my habitat store has not had anything that swell and if they did it would be out of my play bugdet! good on you.
smiles, alice Posted: 5:02 am on July 9th
tibbyg writes: I'm a JunkMarket newbie and the feed back is sooo awesome! Thanks to all! Yes, visit your local Habitat ReStore: buy AND donate! Such a good cause. I go regularly and 'kick the tires'! Posted: 12:14 am on July 9th
artteachergirl writes: I am taken with that sink!!! It's a wonderful potting bench...I keep saying I am going to visit a Habitat Restore, I know I will now. That's awesome for 10 bucks!! Posted: 11:42 pm on July 8th
chippingcharm writes: Looks great...maybe you'll have to move the party to the potting bench, I think that would be great for drinks! Thanks for sharing, Laurel Posted: 11:06 pm on July 8th
OnEaglesWings writes: Love it! I know how heavy those sinks are...unbelievable. Posted: 10:26 pm on July 8th
Prior writes: Oh, goodness, ten bucks, seriously... I love it... Just saw a new one at Ikea, it was a bunch more, and not near the quality. Lezlee Posted: 10:04 pm on July 8th
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