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Sunday, September 9, 2012

DIY Wine Barrel Lid Lazy Susan

I love wine barrel lid lazy susans, 
but they can be expensive. 
I made a faux-wine lid from bits and pieces 
of scraps for nothing.
 Here's how I did it. 
I found these scrap pieces of wood leftover 
from the garden arbor Larry built years ago.
 I laid them together and used an old 
20" table top as a template.
Larry cut the pieces.
We glued them together.
I ran a bead of glue into the cracks and
pressed in sawdust to fill in the gaps.
Then it was sanded.
I had one of these old lazy susans lying 
around so we took off the bottom. 
You can usually find these at thrift shops 
for a dollar.  
 We attached reinforcement strips of wood to 
the bottom. Then we attached the turntable.
I always date my projects on the bottom too.
I found a little leftover stain in the garage. 
 While the stain was drying, it was time to 
find a font. This one is Harrington in
100 pt size, outline, condensed.
 Gather the supplies: printed words, scissors,
tape, carbon paper and a black Sharpie pen.
 I decided to make this a two family vineyard, 
Jaeger~May. Joined in marriage in 1981.
 I used carbon paper to trace the outlined
letters onto the wood.
 It's the easiest way and it works great.
Fill in with the Sharpie.
There are so many possibilities for
a wine design.
I chose a very basic one.
 Here it is on the glass coffee table 
in the family room.
I may put on a coat of poly tomorrow or
give it a coat of mineral oil, as I do for my
butcher block kitchen island.
 But for now I wanted to take it out for a spin.
 And play with it. Isn't that the best part?
When I'm not using it I'll hang it on the wall.
Cheers to a no-cost easy project!

48 comments:

  1. I love this! I saw a lazy susan at Goodwill last week! I think I'll stop back in and see if it's still there!

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  2. what a great little project, i would love to feature it, if that would be ok please let me know,
    lauren

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  3. Lovely ! It looks that can be easy ...
    You made a very good job !
    Olympia

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  4. Aw, I love the little note on the bottom. We do that, too.

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  5. This is too neat, you did a great job!

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  6. oh my gosh, how adorable and personalized! love it!

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  7. Rita, You have the neatest projects. Brad just brought me a pallet to play with....happy me!

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  8. I'm sure nuff lovn' this...and seems easy..I think I'll try to copycat...It is such a fun personalized conversation piece and mighty useful too.

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  9. Great project..love the way you personalized it...!

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  10. Awesome! I have bookmarked this to add to my list of things to try. I also love your fresh corn on the cob tip-trying that tomorrow.

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  11. Love this! I would really like to try this...I am always on the lookout for lazy susans, but hardly ever find them at thriftstore. If I can master this, my problem would be solved.
    Thanks for sharing!

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  12. A lovely project full of inspiration. I don't have a lazySusan, but maybe I can get inspired to try this. I am so sorry about the loss of your Princess. Our dogs bring us so much enjoyment, I can't imagine losing one.

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  13. That is SO neat! I love it. You 2 are a good team. XO, Pinky

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  14. I love this idea. How fun. I found one at GW and gave it to my son for his breakfast table. He loves it. Your is much nicer. Maybe I need to try and create something nice with his. Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

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  15. It really looks like an old wine barrel lid. You always come up with the simplest, and prettiest project. I am so sorry to hear about your precious Princess. Our Bo is nearing the end and the realization of that is overwhelming! Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration with Sunday’s Best – you helped make the party a success!

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  16. You make it look so easy! Great job, this is fabulous!

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  17. Wow - just love this - looks like it's been around forever - ( could never never never pull this one off, lol )
    Your newest follower - would love to have you come by for a visit and follow back when you can!
    Hugs,
    Suzan

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  19. I love your lazy susan! great tute Rita.

    gail

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  20. This is so AWESOME! I am glad for the tip on the lazy susan at the dollar stores and the carbon paper tutorial. I have needing a good lazy susan for my huge square table...you may have just inspired me to make one!

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  21. I just bought one of these at an antique shop! Yours turned out amazing! I'm your newest follower :)
    Susan

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    Sherry

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