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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

We have had a few nice days here considering its winter.  So I am outside working.  I bought this dresser a few months ago, and I didn't know at the time that the leg was falling off, so I attempted to glue it.  After a few more weeks sitting in the shed, I got her out.  And the glue didn't hold well. So I tried again, and put some clamps on it.  But for some reason, I think the leg might have warped, because now I can't get both ends to fit. UGH!  So I grabbed my husband's tools (tape measure, straight edge and a circular saw!).  And I cut it in half! Here is the before...

Leg is glued again, and now it's painted and distressed.  The top was sanded down. And here is my COFFEE TABLE!  The drawer is functional as well.  Lot's of storage.  DONE!

I think it's needs some kind of embellishment on the front, it looks a little bland.


Teresa@Magazine Your Home said...

Wow you're a brave girl lol. I love how it turned out! By the way I live in a mobile home too and have slowly been redoing it. Stop by and check it out when you get a chance. magazineyourhome @blogspot

Susan said...

Love that you are reworking your mobile home. I live in one too and I'm slowly doing the same thing. Love you blog. Keep at it. You can check out some of what I do as well at www.clover-cottage@blogspot.com. I am also working on painting old furniture and transforming it.