Bun Footed Raised Table Tray

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Another project from this fabulous find...


See that bottom piece... 


the one with the cute little bun feet...



I was thinking of those great raised pedestals in the PB Catalog...


Pottery Barn
I think I could make one with the same rustic feel...


The first thing I had to do was to fill in that hole...


I sliced off the peg end from the spindle that originally sat in that hole, then filled the center of that with a dowel. I used wood filler and sanded it completely flat... as an after thought I might have stained the center dowel to match the oak.

I found a great image from 
Graphics Fairy, Mod Podged it onto the piece, 
let it dry and rubbed off the paper.
This process is explained here and here.


I gave it a coat of furniture wax...


And made one awesome raised table tray... with bun feet to boot!
(no pun intended)



Thanks to my neighbors garbage!

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21 comments

  1. Brilliant idea! Can I step into your head for a little while, so I can gather some brilliance too?

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  2. Great idea...I love how you "see" things! Fun :) Laurel

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  3. OMG, you have to stop, Susan! Your reinventing of these pieces is just unbelievable. Although, I knew you would come up with other projects from the rest of that table! : ) I never would have thought of that little pedestal or riser. I love it! Love the graphic you chose, too. I like the bun feet better than what the PB version has.

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  4. Oh it looks amazing. I totally love it. Hugs, Marty

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  5. I like it! You have great vision.

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  6. Thank Goodness! I haven't been following you for that long and I wasn't sure that you would use the rest of that table thing - So, while I LOVED the garden sign, I thought, is that ALL?? OF course not! Great job!
    -b.

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  7. Hi! You do great work and I really enjoy seeing how you take one thing and completely re-purpose it--awesome! You've really stumped me with that Mod Podge trick, though--you just printed out a black and white image and when you Mod Podged it upside down, the image transferred?

    Cathy

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    1. Hi Cathy
      I added links to other posts where I explained it better... If you still need help email me!
      Thanks
      Susan

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  8. gotta love the neighbor's garbage! I really like that image too!

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  9. Too cute! I always wondered what those legs were called and now I know and they do look like "buns". LOL! I need "vision".......yours! Of course I never saw the one in PB either. You did a great job and I love the bee graphic.

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  10. So cute! Like Catherine, I am wondering about the mod podge transfer process. How hard do you rub? Must the paper be dry when you rub? would love to hear how this is done gracieotripp@gmail.com
    Thanks

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    1. Hi Gracie
      I added links to other posts where I explained it better... If you still need help email me!
      Thanks
      Susan

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  11. very nice! I'm Italian, I just follow you, do things very beautiful!
    Nicoletta

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  12. Very nice solution. I love the dowel rod fix. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  13. Susan,

    Another very clever project,even better looking than Pottery Barn's!

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  14. Susan that is a great idea. Your house must be so full of awesome furniture and accessories that you have made.

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  15. Super idea! Your tray looks wonderful. Your so clever.

    Dee

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  16. Love those little raised trays at PB, but your's is super cool. Very clever.

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  17. Your tray looks like a very expensive purchase. You did a great job!!!

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  18. I need to have a closer look at what my neighbours toss out. Another fabulous piece!

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  19. What a wonderful idea! Here from BNOTP, your latest follower- Tanya :)

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