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makeup table for wife

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Project by wrightly posted 03-03-2013 08:20 AM 985 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

makeup table i made for my wife. budget was a bit of a priority on this one. so i made the top out of melamine (cause it was cheap, and the trays would slide in and out easily). the trays were made with scrap wood, and i used acrylic for the bottoms of the trays. the glass for the top came off an old tv stand (had a glass door). i was going to purchase some acrylic for the top, but that was going to be pretty expensive. the bottom is poplar and is not finished yet.
i made this table because she needed storage (she’s a makeup fanatic), and i made it this way so she could easily see all of her products (the glass top). she went bonkers when she first saw it, so it was well worth anything i put into it. had my budget not been so tight, i would have used different materials, but probably would have kept the concept the same. all in all very pleased with this one.
i also leared a great deal about working with acrylic, shaping and cutting, etc.

-- WRIGHTLY (Bristol, TN)





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reddinosaur

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#1 posted 03-03-2013 02:28 PM

Great idea!

-- Jess

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BusterB

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#2 posted 03-03-2013 05:09 PM

Iteresting joinery concept….I like it….great build

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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wrightly

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#3 posted 03-03-2013 10:13 PM

thanks jess and BusterB, means a lot

-- WRIGHTLY (Bristol, TN)

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#4 posted 03-06-2013 02:38 PM

Looks good and sturdy. Brilliant idea on the glass top. Wife is happy, very successful project. Way to go!

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