Sunday afternoon after having my son-in-law help me cut a piece of plywood , I proceeded to try to cover it with sheet metal to make a counter top for my workbench island .
The 3 x 8 ft. piece of sheet metal only cost me $18.00 from a supply store. and the plywood was free . It was sitting in my son-in-laws carport .
After spending 2 hours cutting the extra 2 ft. of sheet metal off the end .
Yes it took me two hours ! I did it by hand with metal shears. With a lot of breaks in between . but I was determined to do this .
Then I started to cover the plywood with said piece of sheet metal.
Now I’m sure there is a better way to do this , But I’m flying by the seat of my pants here , and like I said , I was determined to do this.
This picture shows 3 sides bent down using a hammer to do the work.
By the time I got to this point I was getting pretty tired , I started this job about one o-clock and it’s now nearly five . So I called son-in-law over , Thank goodness they live next door ! He helped me proceed from there .
Did I tell you I was determined to get this done ?
Getting there !
Ah here we go ! It took us two more hours , but we did it !
Thank you Ryan !
I want to put some brackets on the side that extends out , It doesn’t really need it but I think it will look better .
Now it’s time to dress it up !
Let’s step back into the 50’s .
The stool I have sitting there now is too short for the counter , so I ordered two wooden stools on line that are painted white with wood tops , they are 30 inches tall and will better fit this bar height island .
I love it !!
See what determination can do !
Because there is a lot of white in my kitchen I’m going to link this with Kathleen’s
Be sure to stop by Faded Charm and see all that wonderfull white !