April 19, 2009

A Very Cool Quilting Table

My friend Karen e-mailed pictures of her new quilting table, and I just had to share them. She needed a new quilting table, so her husband Rod made her one. He made it! He used aspen with a natural stain. Here's a picture of the front.
And here's a picture of the extension that folds down when not in use.
This is my favorite part. For the drawer pulls, he used antique thread spools that belonged to his mother. Aaawww, how sweet is that? He cut them in half and anchored them with screws.
And check out the drawer dividers! Yard sticks cut in half!
And a pull-out extension to support the quilt.
Karen told him what she thought her perfect quilting table should be, and he just threw it together. Okay, he didn't really throw it together -- he spent lots of time thinking about how he was going to throw it together -- but he did it!
If you like the table, you can leave a comment for Rod here. I'll make sure he gets it, and he'll be so thrilled. And Rodney, if you're reading this, stop foolin' around and get busy building MY table!

15 comments:

free indeed said...

Well, Rodney can come visit my sewing room anytime! I so want a drop in for my sewing machine...wish my hubby was alittle more handy...he can do lots of things but building this I don't think he'd like to do. Wonderful job Rodney!

Bethany said...

The table is amazing! Rod, you did a fantastic job and I love it. Yardsticks are perfect..what a great idea.

Love it!

Karen said...

I love the thread drawer!

Love 2 Quilt said...

That table is great. I love all the little extra touches like the thread drawer. Wish my hubby could make me something like that. Maybe I'll have to show it to my brother. He likes to make things too.

Danielle said...

Does Rodney make house calls????? His wife is one lucky lady. Awesome job!

barb said...

That table is awesome....his wife is lucky..two creative people in one home...the sky is the limit

Millie said...

Love the table and drawer with thread.

FabricsNQuilts said...

Wonderful Table! Great Job, Rod! Thought of everything & the sewing themed touches really make it special!

Ilena said...

If that's not true love I don't know what is!!

Laine said...

Oh my gosh. I want one of those. That sure beats my folding table I have to use. What a wonderful job.

Terry said...

What an amazing sewing table!! I want one!! :0)

Shari said...

Wow! Congratulations to Rod! Very awesome. Tell him the quilty ladies are very impressed...

Susan said...

That is amazing! I've got to get my Honey working on one like that!

Mary said...

Oh my goodness, Rod can read my mind. Does he have plans available for sale or at least rough dimensions. I need one.

A Quilter Awakens said...

Holy, moly! That is one talented husband! What an awesome table.