folk art table with booth-shaped shelf full view - J Compton Gallery
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Empty thread spools once adorned furniture
Recycling isn't a new idea. Our ancestors reused bits of cloth for quilts, made clothing out of flour bags and used old cigar boxes to make chip-carved picture frames and boxes. Their rule was "waste not, want not," so it's not surprising that the bare wooden spools left after thread was used seemed too practical to ignore.
Thread Spools Make a Table?
Vintage table made of empty thread spools and wood! I spotted this table in the historic Warden’s House Museum in Stillwater, Minnesota. With close inspection it looks like some of the empty thread spools were cut in half and glued to a wood frame, but many thread spools were still whole. What a beautiful wood lace effect! The Warden’s House[...]More