Louisiana Map & Vintage Yardstick Writing Desk

May 10th, 2013 in member junk     
gadgetsponge Brian Carlisle, contributor
21 users recommend

Just finished this large, heavy writing desk "in my style".  I started with some red chalk paint and distressing then moved on to custom applying the yardsticks and laying down the maps. Several coats of clear finish and protect everything.  The maps are of different parts of Louisiana and all the yardsticks are vintage.
Pattern or design used: My own design - Brian of GadgetSponge.com
posted in: member junk, wood, furniture, red, upcycled, Desk, repurposed, recycled, school, map, yardsticks, distressed, chalk paint, maps, writing, oak, geography, wooden, distressing, rulers, cherry, numbers

Comments (8)

LloydsLandingofSears writes: Another of your projects I could fall in love with! Brian, you're the best! ~Mary~ Posted: 7:45 pm on August 11th
CreepinJen writes: Great transformation. I love the red paint! Posted: 4:58 pm on June 3rd
lozeaujo writes: AMAZING! LOVING IT! Posted: 6:04 pm on May 15th
JunkArchitect writes: WoW...great finish and details. It's another masterpiece.

Posted: 5:31 am on May 14th
CottageElements writes: Brian, your work just amazes me. You are so talented my friend. Like Sue said, awesome!

Lani Posted: 5:50 pm on May 13th
georgiamoon writes: Brian, this IS your style! You always do such an amazing job. And you must have an endless supply of yardsticks. I am super impressed with how smoothy the map attachment went. I always have trouble with that part! You are definitely one-of-a-kind!
Georgia Posted: 7:04 am on May 13th
RevivalMercantile writes: Not a big fan of chalk paint. But after seeing this, you may have changed my mind. Great job! Posted: 9:47 pm on May 12th
suewhitney writes: This is awesome Mr. Brian Carlisle. You have great style!!

Take care my friend!
Sue Posted: 12:55 pm on May 12th
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