Trashed Table Makes For New Workspace
by Daric Gill
Almost all the artwork I create is ultimately intended for someone else. This is one of my favorite aspects about making artwork. However, every so often I realize that there are things I need updated or made for my personal life too. Earlier this year I made a powered work table for my studio’s main workspace from reclaimed materials and I thought I should do it again. (right)
You can check out that project in its entirety here.
(Process Image Gallery Below)
The New (Old) Table
This week I took on the task of replacing my painting desk with a refurbished curb-side find. My former desk was nothing special; a simple fold up table that sufficed most needs. Recently, I’ve found myself needing a more substantial set of workspaces with an increasing need for visual continuity. So, when I passed a curbed table with matching wood… I knew I had my next challenge. The top was severely scratched and dented, there were 2 broken legs, and missing parts. But all-in-all, the core structure of the wood was totally intact. Here’s how it I refinished my new (old) studio table: