super small kitchen cart

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Project by lazypaddler posted 10-16-2012 12:01 AM 1384 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This tiny cart was made for the coworker of a friend. This poor lady was so short that she needed a step stool just to make dinner using her existing counters. The whole cart finished at 26” if I remember correctly.

Poplar frame work covered in red milk paint from general finishes, then clear lacquer on the maple slats and some manner of butch block/ salad bowl type coating on the top. The top was actually salvaged from the local tech school—I guess that it was once a top in a science lab.

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#1 posted 10-16-2012 12:28 AM

very nice i would like to try milk paint but the do not sell it around here it looks like it gives a very nice finish .

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#2 posted 10-16-2012 02:36 AM

Very nice job,a very cool cart.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 10-16-2012 12:41 PM

Very nice project, I really like the colours combination.

Now the newbie question: How do you attach the top to the table structure?


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#4 posted 10-16-2012 05:36 PM

It’s awsome,especially coloured.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 10-17-2012 06:59 PM

Awesome Cart, I understand this was made for the short lady….. This would make for one heck of a tool cart as well, the design of it that is….. Nie color contrast. I bet she loved it….

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#6 posted 10-18-2012 12:57 PM

Great job!! Like the color contrast also.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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