Window Top Shadow Box Table

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Project by Skylark53 posted 04-07-2016 04:34 PM 437 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I see so very much on line about repurposing windows, doors and virtually everything else, I just thought I’d give it a try like this. The table base is 3/4” Birch plywood. The window is indeed an old one, but I repainted it with a crackle finish and to contrast with the woodgrain stained finish on the base. I used Minwax stain and satin polyurethane on the exterior. The interior is a low lustre black. Overall dimensions are 19.5”X32”X17”high. Fun little project and satisfying results.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#1 posted 04-07-2016 04:58 PM

Well done, compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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#2 posted 04-07-2016 05:12 PM

Nice. Interesting contrast with the paint finish on the ex-window. Good to see someone using something instead of discarding it.

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#3 posted 04-07-2016 05:26 PM


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#4 posted 04-08-2016 11:57 AM

A unique piece. You did a great job on this and it will definitely be a conversation piece. Nice work.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#5 posted 04-08-2016 02:50 PM

This is a very creative piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 04-09-2016 10:08 AM

Looks great my friend, I like the contrast with the frame against the base. Hope all is well down your way. Woke up to snow on the grass here, played golf last Wed and it was 71* !

-- Rick, Union,KY

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