As I have mentioned in a few previous posts the set had been painted an olive green and then glazed in a chocolate brown. And just as the McCleary's mentioned it really looked pretty good but they wanted it to match their home and wanted to use it for their family in their dining area.
Lisa wanted the top stripped and restained in a cherry walnut and the legs painted white and glazed to accent the new surface.
I have been excited about this set because of all of its unique character and details. And there are so many to mention! First off the table legs are sitting on casters which when on a tiled or wood floor makes it easier to transport and even pull out to insert one of the three leaves.
When shooting pictures of the legs you can see the sea of curves and spindles and blocked wood pieces. The honeycomb type cylinders pop along with the wood detail between each leg. Even the chairs have an additional bar of wood connecting the legs. The rich color of the table top gives the set warmth and elegance. The wood grain on the surface is beautiful.
Notice the embellishments on the table at the corners and on the long flat surface. The horizontal spindled detail gives it character and an old age feel.
I must admit that this set looks like it fits right in my home! If only I were so lucky. And with this final picture I once again need to tell you to take a peak at the legs under the table. Have you ever seen so much going on down there. No - this is not your typical four legged table. . . the elements go on and on!
What a beautiful set to have handed down with so memories and so many more to come!
Next up the matching buffet!
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