Sunday, September 19, 2010

A Desk for the Office

Ok, I couldn't wait to show this off. I saw this done in a magazine, oh ages ago. Only they had taken the table apart at the center where the leaf goes in and then mounted it to the wall. I just had to do something a little different. I knew I wanted a long desk/table thing in the new office. So I've been hunting for a table high and low. Finally found it! And almost didn't get a before picture of it. Horrors!
and this is what I did with it. That's right cut that puppy in half or at least the team did. Don't you just love my messy garage?
Here's the team - the serious team that is.
Here's the crazy team and I'm not so sure I want them cutting my table now.
We put a long piece of wood onto the table to give us a straight guide. Like I did anything but supervise and take pictures. Then the guys cut it apart.
We added a cleat and Seth even countersunk the holes so the screws don't show.
Seth - the Surgeon. Darn blade on the Skil Saw wasn't long enough.
Once apart it was mounted here.
Yes a long table/desk to sew and scrapbook at.

Absolutely not! I will not show you the rest of this horribly messy room until it is done.
Well I'm off to do other things because this was not a priority but so badly needed to be done or at least I thought so. Before the carpenter left. I still need to sew some things and touch up paint a few things before we leave for Sacramento on Thursday morning. Have a great week everyone. I'll post pictures of the kids new apartment next week.


My Cottage Charm said...

Hey Amanda! Love what you (or your guys lol) did with that table! That was a great idea! :)
I do love a Goodwill light fixture was definitely a great find! $3 bucks~! woo hoo! :)
Have a great day!

Marilyn said...

So, what are you planning to do with the other part of the table??!! Maybe you could send it to me! That is a great idea. Can't wait to see more. Thanks for sharing. ♥♫

Secret Garden Cottage said...

Hi Amanda,
I love this idea! I've seen it done in a magazine before, too, and just loved it. What a great work space this is going to be for you... lucky girl! Look forward to seeing it when it's done.
I'm glad you got your kiddos settled in to their new places. It must be hard to have both of them move out right about the same time. :( Sounds like your son is not too far away, though, so that's good. :)
Our weather has been wonderful! We've been lucky this year. :)
You have a great week, too, Amanda!
Hugs ~ Jo