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Sunday, January 2, 2011

Mosaic Magnificence Made Many Moons Ago. Status: Available!

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Alliteration aside, this table got donated to the Goodwill down the street, followed me home and needs a new home.

Keeping it out in the cold garage just seems wrong. It needs a warm loving home!

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I wonder if this was made in someones basement or garage in the 60's. It doesn't

look as if it was purchased at a furniture showroom to me. I think a lot of these

type tables were home projects. There were a lot of "back of the magazine"

projects available back then.

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Couldn't you just see a father and son at the shop table cutting, gluing, arguing

about sanding and finishing? Ah, family togetherness. Not enough of that

anymore. Especially with dangerous power tools at hand.

3 comments:

  1. Hmmmmmm...I don't know if it was a DIY project or not, because I have a lamp/table combination with almost the same tile on it. They could be cousins.

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  2. This table is awesome. LOVE the cut out sides and open center space. The mosaic is pretty too. I would have to keep it! Great find.

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  3. Dana - Perhaps the tile was just a widely available set. Seems like I've seen lots of vintage books on building your own furniture like this and lots of workshops in estate sales!

    Rhan - Thanks, it is a pretty addition to the house, but I can't keep everything!

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