Overhauled Yardstick Telephone Table

February 25th, 2013 in member junk     
gadgetsponge Brian Carlisle, contributor
13 users recommend

It's been a while since I've tackled something and gave it some yardstick love.  I saw right away where this slender table was headed when I found it.  Some chalk paint, distressing, dark wax, custom-distressed yardsticks and some vintage chrome trim rounded things out.

Pattern or design used: My own design - Brian of GadgetSponge.com
posted in: member junk, upcycled, chrome

Comments (7)

GypsyBarn writes: How did I miss this posting??? I need new batteries in the "Brians posted something new" alarm! Sheeebuzz! I love it!!! Esp the red finish you did! love love love! Posted: 6:52 am on March 19th
junkredeemer writes: Brian, love this piece! I've done some pieces with yardstick decoration and they really interest folks! Love the mix of textures, colors, and styles! Posted: 6:34 pm on March 4th
JunkArchitect writes: WoW! Love the distressed blue finish and metal trim. It's another amazing creation!


Posted: 12:48 am on March 3rd
joyz writes: Great eye catcher! Posted: 8:37 pm on February 27th
CottageElements writes: What a fun piece, Brian. Love the color! I also like how you used vintage chrome around the edges to give it a little industrial vibe! Cool!

Lani Posted: 12:24 pm on February 26th
georgiamoon writes: Brian this is amazing! What a great transformation. I Love the way you trimmed the edges with the metal..it looks fabulous...as usual. I always get excited when I see that you have a new post up. Never less than perfect!
Georgia Posted: 7:16 am on February 26th
Marty29 writes: Love, love, love this. I'm in the process of making a table with a yardstick top also and yours gave me some new ideas. You did just the right amount of distressing and I'd buy this in a heartbeat at any shop. Posted: 9:42 am on February 25th
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