Small side tables for deck

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Project by Carey Mitchell posted 08-22-2014 03:09 AM 667 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

We needed a couple of side tables to match the Adirondack chairs on the deck. I ran across a bunch of assorted stair spindles at a local salvage store, and picked up a dozen for $.25 each, with an idea in mind.

I cut off the square end adjacent to the small end of the spindle, mortised the top end, and made stretchers. The tops were glued up from scraps. Sprayed primer and a couple of coats of exterior latex left from painting the house.

Result: really neat tables of the size we needed.

Cost: about $1.00 each !

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#1 posted 08-22-2014 02:42 PM

Clean, crisp and neatly done. Very nice project.

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