My finished flip top console table

Submitted by Janettx on Sun, 11/25/2012 - 06:36

What a fantastic fun project. I spent more time on the finish than I did building this piece. I used outdoor rail posts for my legs because it's all I could find. These rails were larger than the 2x2 required so the back top board had to be a 1x6 to accommodate for this size leg. Besides the narrow hinges I also used some supports under the top so the top would stay up when opened. I didn't want any tiny fingers getting smashed.
I am thinking of doing this one again but altering it to be a sewing machine table. I'll post a picture if I am successful.
Thank so much for the fun project.
Janet

Estimated Cost
50.00
Estimated Time Investment
Week Long Project (20 Hours or More)
Type of Wood
Pine
Finish Used
Paint and stain
Recommended Skill Level
Beginner