Monday, September 19, 2011

Covering A Table With Metal Flashing?

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I spotted these tables at the Harris Teeter in High Point, NC the other day.  I just love them and it’s killing me that they are not for sale!  They are being used in their floral department as their display tables.  Can you see how nicely they nest under each other?  But it’s the tops that have me wanting them.   They are charming to look at and the best part is the tops are water proof!  I think they are covered with some kind of thin metal flashing.

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What  a great project this would be.  I am sure a pair of tin snips and a heavy duty pair of gloves would be in order.  I will definitely be keeping this in mind next time I am out junking.  You never know when you might cross paths with a table that needs a new look.  And when I do, here is a link to eHow home with the instructions needed to make it happen. :)  Have any of you tried a project like this one before?

7 comments:

CosmoGirl Carla said...

Love 'em!!! I remember Martha doing this on one of her shows years and years ago. Of course, she made it look easy. I'm sure I'd muff it up along with dozens of cuts to my hands! We'll all be waiting for a future tutorial, Lisa! ;o)

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Love it with the black. What a great kitchen island this type of thing would make, too, Lisa!

Snappy Di said...

Did they have a lip around the edge to keep water from running off of them? They are so great looking!

Jane said...

Great tables. I'm a small project girl....covering a table with metal flashing is probably out of my league!!
Jane

The enchanted home said...

That happens to look really really great. Great idea!

sissie said...

Ooh, these little tables are so cute. If you make some, be sure to show us.

hugs
Sissie

Marianne said...

Love those tables! Thanks for sharing.