oversized rustic wood and metal console table

my friend showed me a photo of a console table she was about to buy. i took one look at the price and immediately knew that we could build the exact thing and save her money.


and let’s admit it. who wants to pay retail?!


so we go to work. i busted out my tools used to wireframe software, and got to work. it’s awesome that the skill set to build digital products is the same for physical goods. love.


i knew we’d have to custom fabricate the metal base, and luckily i’ve got a buddy who’s walked me through the process and is teaching me all about metals. gulp.


My partner, Dan, has mastered distressing new wood to look old. This particular piece is a console table that will be used by a family that loves to entertain. think serving trays of gorgeous cookies, cakes, and delicious salads. right.


so we intentionally made this not too bumpy so that wine glasses don’t topple over as easily!


and isn’t she lovely?


this piece is quite long at 82″, but that just means it’ll hold a ton of buffet foods!painted-metal-table-legs-shabby-chic

here’s Dan doing his magic.dan-spence-carpenter

i used Gilbertson’s Chalk Paint and Annie Sloan. Gilbertson’s is a product made locally here in Huntington Beach and it’s a No VOC product, which i prefer using for pieces going into homes.


and look at how beautiful it looks against the cool wall paper and gorgeous hand-hewn wood floors in this farm-style house? farm-console-table-gray-weathered-wood

we can make you one, too.  how can you not want this?!


give us a buzz (949) 288-3513 and we’re happy to discuss!


About meesh

Meesh has a passion for people, creative projects, and technology. She enjoys painting furniture back to life, gardening, playing with her kids, and connecting people.


  1. Seriously appreciate all the love!Amy~ Thanks for htnoisg the party! I painted the canvases to coordinate with my curtain fabric. I think you can see a bit of the curtains in one of the pics. 🙂