Wednesday, February 13, 2008

More Sorting and a new heighth for my cutting table





My sweet husband called me at work Monday and told me to meet him at Home Depot or as my grandson calls it "Man Land". I just figured he wanted me to look at something and get my opinion on something for his garage or whatever. Much to my surprise, he had me looking at short legs for my cutting table. He picked out some earlier but they were too long and he wanted my opinion before he exchanged them. I picked out the same ones he had in mind. We bought them and headed home. He unbolted my table legs so he could screw the new legs onto the bottom of them. He had to take them off so he could drill into the bottom. These legs came with a screw already in them but had to be replaced because it was not a wood screw....Whatever....He replaced the screw with a longer wood screw and screwed the short leg onto the bottom of the existing leg and Hoala, the table heighth is just right! Here are some pictures of the new short legs on the bottom. I don't think they look bad at all. I can stain them and I don't think anybody would really notice. I don't care whether they are the same color or not. It has raised my cutting table up to where I need it and that's what I cared about. I think we spent $16.00 for the new short legs versus $250.00 for that new table we were looking at buying. Besides that, I love this table. We paid $10.00 for it from my husband's company when they were buying new office furniture. I bought two of these and alot of other tables too and these are my favorite. I love the big drawers that they have. These are oversize and have plenty of room for whatever I want. The other desk is also in my sewing room but I'm keeping it as is. I use that as a desk (go figure) for my scrap booking and bill paying, etc. I am getting off track here. It didn't take Don but maybe 30 minutes to fix my table. Very easy, I think I could have done it but I won't tell him that. Here are some pix....
After we got my table back in place, I had to move things around. I was able to store the plastic containers that I had bought the other day under the table now....

1 comment:

Nancy said...

What a great idea! My cutting table is our round dining room table ..... someday it will be different!

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