All I said was “Could you make me a cup of coffee?” I turned around and she had made this! Must be something lost in translation…..
This is a kitchen table with hairpin legs and is probably my favourite piece. I did not make the legs as I am not confident enough to weld this well and also I badly needed a kitchen table! I bought the legs for £50 from a hairpin leg company with the useful name of thehairpinlegcompany.com. I […]
Sometimes I wish I didnt say “Yes” so easily! I made this upcycled kitchen unit for a friend who was badly in need of something to go in his kitchen. The legs were cut from a huge close rail from a shop fitting that I found in a skip (I have no objections to dragging […]
I needed something for the hallway instead of dumping on the floor or draping over the stair bannister. Another little quirk of the house is that the light switch is at the far end of the hall so it works like this: Open the front door Fumble to the end of the hall Kick the […]
This was a quick one. Phil was looking for a mirror for the shop so I found him this one. It was nice, dont get me wrong but it has this plastic laminate that looked a bit …. naff…. The first thing to do is give it a light sanding so that the paint can take […]
I rescued this table after an artist threw it out.. Once again i neglected to take a before photo. Suffice to say, it was a pretty plain pine table. Clear gloss varnish and more than a little tatty. The first thing I did was to spend half an hour sanding it. I wish I had […]
I enjoyed this project. I have to admit that I rushed it as I wanted to have it finished by the time Federica came back from Paris and it is my first “offical” upcycle project. I am not sure if it counts as “Upcycling” as I basically ripped apart a broken beach wardrobe and put […]