Vintage blueprint cabinet coffee table

January 22nd, 2017 in member junk     
FleaMarketTrixie FleaMarketTrixie, member
23 users recommend


We made this coffee table out of a vintage cole steel blueprint cabinet. We found 2 similar cabinets at a second hand store, for a great price. I knew when I saw them I wanted to turn them into coffee tables.

We added industrial wheels and an oak top, then I painted and distressed the cabinet itself.
It's great storage for magazines, large books and craft supplies.

 


Pattern or design used: My own design - Flea Market Trixie
posted in: member junk, vintage, metal, wood, industrial, furniture, family room, living room, chic, study, table, great room, office, grey, re purposed, cabinet, coffee table, blueprint

Comments (15)

bigdogmom1960 writes: I actually have one of these cabinets....got it for FREE on craigslist! Adding the wooden top and casters.....my husband and I are on this project this weekend! Posted: 1:57 pm on July 28th
leeja writes: I love this. I found one too and made a wood top. Would you mind sharing how you distressed it? I would really appreciate it! My email is leeja@laramie1.org Posted: 12:56 pm on December 23rd
DeDee writes: This is beautiful and a great use of the cabinet. Posted: 5:33 am on July 18th
grungygalz writes: Love This!!
Posted: 11:37 pm on August 31st
Man_ito_ba writes: awesome Posted: 5:51 am on March 31st
LloydsLandingofSears writes: This cabinet is just like the ones I used in our civil engineering office years ago and they were a delight when filing prints. I could sure use one now to keep drawings, etc. organized :) Love the job you did, finish and all! ~Mary~ Posted: 5:02 pm on March 29th
TinTinJunkFan writes: Lucky you. Great find with those blueprint cabinets.. you did a wonderful job. Posted: 5:36 am on March 29th
RenewedInterest writes: Perfect! I am really inspired by your work on this. Posted: 2:19 pm on March 26th
Junkpony writes: Oh I'd love to find a cabinet like that - great job! Posted: 12:11 pm on March 25th
suziart writes: Great job! I have 2 of those that are stacked...and was thinking about the same thing...never thought about painting and distressing them!

suzi

Posted: 9:17 am on March 21st
chippingcharm writes: I LOVE this so VERY much :) Posted: 5:12 am on March 20th
gadgetsponge writes: Definitely love that blue color you chose. Mixes in nicely with the rest of the piece. Great overhaul! Posted: 7:04 am on March 19th
treasureglitz writes: This is just too cool for words! LOVE IT!

Posted: 6:04 pm on March 18th
NDJunkGirl writes: O.M.G...! This is an incredible piece!! Fantastic vision and end result!

-Andrea Posted: 11:09 am on March 18th
JunkArchitect writes: My kind of repurpose! I love everything about it...especially the finish.

Jim
Posted: 10:30 am on March 18th
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