Rusty Sprocket End Table

February 10th, 2009 in member junk     
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Both of these pieces were amazing on their own but combined make an absolutely fabulous table.
I found the most wonderful welding guy who loves this stuff as much as me, so no project I bring him ever gets that skeptical eye. He took both pieces and cleaned and leveled them so he could get a nice tight weld. I told him to make it look as “rusty and authentic” as possible and he took my request seriously. He does a beautiful job!
I placed a nice heavy piece of glass on top...
And Viola! Instant end table. I just love that rusty patina and the beautiful blue on the stand.
Heres another post where I used the cog as part of another outdoor table
Both of these pieces were amazing on their own but combined make an absolutely fabulous table.

Both of these pieces were amazing on their own but combined make an absolutely fabulous table.


Here's a marriage made in rust heaven! I found this wonderful rusty sprocket wheel a couple months back as I was leaving the salvage yard (so glad I was there when I was) and had been eyeing the heavy blue stand at Geo's store for months and decided to put the two together and make a fantastic end table.  And for those of you who remember my "haul" post back in November, this is the piece I used to make the instant outdoor table...


Pattern or design used: My Own Design - JennyK Original
posted in: member junk, vintage, metal, eclectic, glass, industrial, family room, outdoor spaces, table, office, blue, game room

Comments (14)

CottageElements writes: Very cool table, Jenny. Right up my alley! Absolutely perfect match. They are MFEO!

Lani Posted: 12:51 am on February 13th
shabbychick writes: Oh...Jenny - these pieces were absolutely MFEO (made for each other!! - my "reused/recycled" quote from "Sleepless in Seattle"). Love it - for inside or outside use!

The rustier, the better - and your welding guy did a great job with it too!!

Thanks for sharing! Kathy

Posted: 4:09 pm on February 12th
JunkArchitect writes: Everything about this table is cool and I wish it was in my living room right know. Your welding guy did a great job. Posted: 1:20 pm on February 12th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: I do remember your haul from November! You've made one fab table here Miss JennyK!

Candy Posted: 7:10 am on February 12th
Dawnette writes: This is FANTASTIC. Lots of industrial cogs and such in my area...cant wait to add several to my area around the fire pit in in the garden... Posted: 2:18 am on February 12th
junkermidge writes: Oh WOW. That is amazing. It is so gorgeous and the pieces work together perfectly. Way to go!

Midge Posted: 8:33 pm on February 11th
MimiToria writes: I'm so glad this post is finally open and working so that I can leave a comment for you. This blue stand you got from Georgia's is a match made in heaven with your other elements. What a great design of an end table you've come up with here. Awesome!
Gretchen Posted: 7:29 pm on February 11th
DownHomeDIY writes: Oooh, I have rust envy. I love the colors. I need to find a welding guy, everybody could use a welding friend.

Love it!
-MB Posted: 5:44 pm on February 11th
irishrovr writes: A fabulous piece of eye candy!

Eileen http://ruralwisconsin.blogspot.com/ Posted: 6:03 pm on February 10th
georgiamoon writes: Jenny, this is what we call a marriage made in Heaven. These two pieces look fantastic together. I am so glad that I had that old blue stand for you, you put the right pieces with it and it looks great! Really super use of two fab pieces, Geo Posted: 12:28 pm on February 10th
MelHow writes: Stunning and I absolutely love it with the globe on it (I have a significant collection of junkstore globes. Posted: 12:18 pm on February 10th
suewhitney writes: Love this table Jenny. It hs just the right amount of rust!

Take care,
Sue Posted: 10:41 am on February 10th
csudderth writes: LOVE it. I must have a rusty personality because it always calls to me. Aren't salvage yards the best places ever?
Christy Posted: 8:51 am on February 10th
chosmosw writes: I love it too! It's awesome and very inspiring...I've got a stool and have been looking for something round to make the table top...Where do you find your rusty sprockets? Posted: 8:30 am on February 10th
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