Sewing Table Deconstructed

November 14th, 2008 in projects     
georgiamoon Georgia Terrell, contributor
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Finished storage drawers.
Isnt she Lover-ly
The drawers are just adorable
Very ornate on the side too.
Things are stacking up around here.
Remember the tin tile?
This worked out great
The drawers before and after
Finished storage drawers.

Finished storage drawers.

Well I finally finished the sewing table project that you all might remember started with how to cut the ceiling tin. Once I had that part figured out I totally deconstructed the sewing table. I had never seen one quite so hideous, but I loved the drawers enough to buy it for them alone. Taking it apart was fun and easy. Then came the harder part. I had never worked with the tin tile before so I got out the heavy duty gloves, nailed it to the top of the wood and went to town with my trusty hammer bending the tin around the sides of the board. After that was completed I sanded down the drawers and front of the cabinet. I used a piece of steel wool to apply the brown stain to age the drawers and the tin top. Then I attached the top with screws from the inside and now it could be used for just about any kind of storage. How about a darling desk accessory or it could even go back to the sewing room.

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Comments (16)

vintagecowgirlone writes: very pretty....... i took a drawer, added a shelf in the middle and then hung it on the wall as a mini display case for mu goodies.... Posted: 10:54 pm on July 29th
BrokenBeautiful writes: THANKX for the IDEA ~ I am now on the lookout for these at my favorite local junk auction :) ~BRAVO! Posted: 7:30 pm on March 16th
eliz2nd writes: This is amazing i love all the elements you have used here very creative job well done! Posted: 9:48 am on February 5th
CreepinJen writes: I really like projects that are unique and functional... espcially when it comes to storage. This fits the bill. Can't wait to see what becomes of the leftover tin frame. Posted: 5:56 pm on February 4th
bubbasmom writes: Beautiful job Georgia.Everyone her is so talented.I need to get busy and post something else.I also love the picket mirror. Posted: 11:32 pm on November 21st
shabbychick writes: Georgia, Georgia, Georgia - job well done!! I think I'd use it to hide my junk jewelry!!! :)

You could mosaic the top of the other one with some old china...that would look nice! (or decoupage, or....) You'll come up with something wonderful!!


P.S. It IS loverly!!
Posted: 12:58 pm on November 17th
suewhitney writes: Nicely done, Miss Georgia! Love the instruction for cutting tin. Ha! You do make me laugh..

Be well,
Sue Posted: 10:08 pm on November 15th
csudderth writes: Girl, I'm impressed. Not only are you an expert constructor but also a good deconstructor! Love the drawers and can't wait to see what you do with second set.
Christy Posted: 9:41 pm on November 15th
Chovey writes: Very nice! Love the ceiling tin look.
cynthia Posted: 8:06 pm on November 15th
junkrat writes:
loverly! SO cool when end results = vision! woot!

[btw, rats love drawers] Posted: 3:47 pm on November 14th
georgiamoon writes: Well thank you all very much for your nice response to this project. It was really fun and it turned out just how I imagined. Fancy that. As for how I cut the tin...I did the easiest thing in the world...I had my friend cut it for me. He used this new cutting tool that he had just purchased for some construction jobs he is doing. Lucky me huh? From now on I just take the easy way out! Working with the tin was fun but I think I will come up with another top design for the other set.We shall see. Thanks again, Georgia Posted: 2:35 pm on November 14th
fellowjunker writes: Oh Georgia........this is so beautiful. I love all the detailing on the drawers and tin. You did a great job. I want this piece so badly! Your ideas amaze me!!
xojanis Posted: 11:26 am on November 14th
AtticusFinch writes: Beautiful. Your cut job on the tin was clean as well. Posted: 9:37 am on November 14th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Mystery solved! I wondered how your ceiling tin tile was being transformed from your previous post.

I really like your aged finish. It really screamed that special touch!

Thanks for sharing this beautiful project.

Candy Posted: 9:31 am on November 14th
MimiToria writes: This turned out great. Which method did you end up using to cut out the tile and still be able to retain the tin to turn into a frame? Posted: 9:02 am on November 14th
LuAnn writes: This is great. I liked it as the sewing table too. The uses for these are endless. Could be used in the bathroom to put all your girly beautifying things!!

LuAnn Posted: 4:50 am on November 14th
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