Found in trash

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  1. Netty

    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    Last year someone threw this set out:
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    I had hoped to do the seats in a mosiac, but this will do for now:
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    That will become next years winter project!
     
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  3. mtathome

    mtathome Seedling

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    Good find and good re-do!
     
  4. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Oh boy Netty that was certainly a good find!! :D Imagine throwing that set out in the trash!! I hope they don't want it back now that it's looking sooo good. ;)
     
  5. Frank

    Frank GardenStew Founder Staff Member Administrator

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    How did you do the glass Netty, have you glass cutting tools? Looks great!
     



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  6. Droopy

    Droopy Slug Slaughterer Plants Contributor

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    Amazing find Netty. :stew2: I love what you've done to it already. Sometimes I wonder what people are thinking.
     
  7. kuntrygal

    kuntrygal Texas Rose

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    Wow! What were they thinking? Very good find! ;)
     
  8. Netty

    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    Frank - that is thick plexi-glass. My husband cut it with a jigsaw and then rounded the edges. It is fastened to the table from the bottom.
     
  9. toni

    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    What a great find Netty and you turned it into a wonderful set.

    I love curb shopping ;)
     
  10. Sjoerd

    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    Amazing find, Netty. That looks vewry fancy. Just the thing for the summer months.
     
  11. kaseylib

    kaseylib Young Pine

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    From trash to treasure...great job!
     
  12. glendann

    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    Oh I like it and redid it just great.I wish I could find something like that.
     
  13. CritterPainter

    CritterPainter Awed by Nature

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    Well done! I especially like that you painted it black- that would set off something like bright blue tiles phenomenally!
     
  14. Frank

    Frank GardenStew Founder Staff Member Administrator

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    Thanks for enlightening me Netty :)
     
  15. tschnath

    tschnath In Flower

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    Great find Netty. And I like that you used plexiglass. Now to get some good use of it. :)
     
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    Biita Arctic-ally Challenged Forager

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    Ohhh man I want to go curb shopping too,, Norwegian never throw anything on the curb...(maybe its because its against the law up here,,,lol) dang Netty that was an awesome find. And you did a very nice job of bringing new life back to it!.. Well done! (i think it looks fine just as it it)
     

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