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Outdoor table revamp for family feasting time

janelle13
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Outdoor table revamp for family feasting time

Many years ago I bought a large laminate table in a clean out of the library at the school i worked at. It will look great when I get my deck, I told myself.

 

Meanwhile the table was stored in a shipping container where it was almost forgotten.  I eventually got my deck but the table had suffered some serious water damage. 

 

I pulled off all the swollen chipboard and laminate top and replaced it with marine ply. 

 

I sanded and repainted the legs and scrounged through tile remnants at the local tile shop. I glued the tiles to the new top and hubby put on the edging.

 

I revamped our old kitchen chairs and added some chair pads in a printed canvas that complimented the feature tiles.

 

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KatieC
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Re: Outdoor table revamp for family feasting time

Hi @janelle13,

 

Another great upcycle project that came out beautifully! I particularly like the tile inset on your table and the chairs compliment it perfectly. Did you need to use power tools for this project? 

 

Katie

 

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janelle13
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Re: Outdoor table revamp for family feasting time

Thanks Katie. My hubby used power tools to cut the timber edge but I am now proficient in cutting timber with the drop saw and am currently working on a few projects. I do use a variety of sanders, jigsaw, drills and screwdrivers.

KatieC
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Re: Outdoor table revamp for family feasting time

Hi @janelle13,

 

I am pretty new to power tools myself, although I did take a "workshop" class in 7th grade and learned about a few tools. How did you become confident in using power tools and what are you working on now? 

 

Katie

 

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