This is a great idea for a dining table if you are willing to try it. She had the dining table cut in half to make two console tables. Very clever if you ask me. She also shows us the picture of her DIY headboard that matches one of her new console table.
Submitted By Hege In France
Here are some other posts on her blog that you might find interesting.
A while back I bought a dining table in Louis XV style to paint and re-sell, but then I had a different idea..
A couple of hours later it had been cut, not in half, but into two 13 1/2 in (35cm) wide console
Here is the table before I did what I intend to do to it. It is about 3’-4” wide x 5’-0” long (1m x 1,50m) so it’s actually huge and it’s really difficult to get it in my car..
I headed straight for a workshop and had the guys cut my table for me. I think they thought I was mad, but hey I don’t care. Better than being boring, I always say. I now have 2 console tables at 13 1/2” wide x 5’ long (1,5m x 35 cm) .
One is already finished and here it is
I am so happy with the result. It looks quite posh. The problem now, is that I would love to keep it. It’s always difficult to have to sell things that you’ve enjoyed creating.
The other table will be quite different. Bought the paint today.
Hope you like our new table!
I have made it the same style as the headboard.