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thankyouterror
« on: September 05, 2009 11:44:32 AM »

Hey everybody this is my first post. Smiley

I got this ugly end table at a thrift store for $5.75. It was really beat up and had an ancient air freshener stuck to the underside.
I loved the mod shape of it, however!

I sanded it. Then I glued on Archie, Superwoman, and Unknown Soldier comics. I painted the edges and underside with white acrylic paint. I sealed the comics with polyurethane.









Sorry the pics are a bit blurry!

I have a dresser I am re-doing and will post it ASAP!
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« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2009 12:04:34 PM »

I gasped aloud because of how cool I think this looks! I am not into mod furniture (or comic books) and this just looks stellar. I think trimming the edges in white makes it look super sharp, too.

This rocks!
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« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2009 12:05:13 PM »

Love it, love it. Did I say I love it? Wink
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« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2009 12:40:08 PM »

I love it when I come across a piece that someone has done and I'm sitting here, by myself, and say "ooohhhhh..." out loud.  This is fantastic.  You should be so proud of your work! I know I'm going to be proud when I totally steal this to finish one of my desk tops!  Wink Love it!
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« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2009 12:50:24 PM »

Holy cow, that's spectacular!  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2009 01:07:49 PM »

That is absolutely awesome! You did a fantastic job! Cheers to you!  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2009 04:53:29 PM »

I gasped aloud because of how cool I think this looks! I am not into mod furniture (or comic books) and this just looks stellar. I think trimming the edges in white makes it look super sharp, too.

This rocks!

Thank you so much! I was almost going to paint it red where it is white, I'm glad I chose the white!
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« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2009 04:54:02 PM »

Love it, love it. Did I say I love it? Wink

Thank you, thank you, did I say thank you?  Grin
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thankyouterror
« Reply #8 on: September 05, 2009 04:54:53 PM »

I love it when I come across a piece that someone has done and I'm sitting here, by myself, and say "ooohhhhh..." out loud.  This is fantastic.  You should be so proud of your work! I know I'm going to be proud when I totally steal this to finish one of my desk tops!  Wink Love it!

Thank you so much! I really took my time with it rather than rushing, which is usually where I fail, haha. Thanks again!
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thankyouterror
« Reply #9 on: September 05, 2009 04:55:24 PM »

Holy cow, that's spectacular!  Grin

Thank you so much! I only wish I had a second one, oh well! Cheesy
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