There is a worn and wonderful appeal to this old work table, due to the years of use reflected in it. Note the remains of old green and even blue paint that add to its vintage character as well.
It is the years of constant use revealed in every ding, gouge, stain and scratch that enrich the character of this impressive carpenters' workbench from France. Notice the dark patina, joints and old hardware. It has one long vice along the left leg.
What an amazing find! At over 9 1/2 feet long, this old work table has tremendous appeal thanks to the original green painted base and the stretchers supported by iron rods which give it an industrial edge. The entire table has been restored and gently sanded.
This vintage white painted farm work table has the original zinc top and two lower pine wood shelves. The original white paint is greatly distressed adding to the country feel of the farm table, while the zinc and shelves make it useful in a kitchen or potting shed.
The appeal of this work table comes from the worn, weathered look created from the generations of use it has recieved. Notice the metal rods, now rusted with age, which create added support to the four stretchers.
The appeal of this old work table comes from the aged wood itself, worn and distressed through years of use adding to the character of the table. Notice the expected age-related separation of the two thick planks of wood that comprise the top.
What a fun find! This vintage farm table has the original zinc top and a lower shelf, indicating it was used as a type of work table in its former life. The zinc, which has great aged patina, wraps around 3 of the four sides.
The natual, deep patina of this large work table or long counter "draws one in" thanks to the many generations that used and enjoyed it in the past. The top is comprised of 5 long planks of warm pine, while the 3 deep large drawers and sides have a darker patina.
This large counter reveals many years of constant use through the extensive wear seen on the original blue paint and the fabulous, distressed top demonstrating it was used often as a work surface. It is the very distress that creates the wonderful, worn character in this truly vintage sideboard.
This unique counter height table was custom-made using reclaimed maple boxcar flooring creating instant visual intrigue, those passing by will reach out to touch it. The distressed wood is a result of years of moving cargo through the train’s boxcars.
Known as a "grocer's desk" in Denmark, every country store whether grocer, hardware or pharmacist would have had a pine counter or storage cabinet, often with many small drawers such as you see in this one. This counter is free-standing, making it ideal to serve as a kitchen island in a modern home
Finished on all four sides with panels and multiple drawers, this partially painted and stripped pine counter from Denmark is free standing. This would make a great kitchen island or it could even be used as it was originally intended - as a store counter or desk.
This antique pine sideboard is a great find due to its length; at 81" long, it can be used as a serving buffet, urban farmhouse kitchen island (it is free-standing, painted white on the back) or even as a double sink in a bathroom.
Antique commercial butcher's block from France circa 1840-1880 with a single drawer and turned legs. The top is uneven from decades of use. Please take a moment to enlarge the photos and examine the details up close.
The natural wear seen on this French Maple Butcher's Block with 2 drawers came from the many years of use. Note the castors and slot to hold knives in the back of the heavy top.
It is the massive maple block top worn uneven from the many decades of use that draws one toward this original French butcher's block. Narrow and solid, it is being sold "as is.