January 24, 2010

A Man and His Tools

Heath went to Home Depot last weekend for a few little things and came home with THIS. He's been wanting a professional grade table saw for a long time, but just couldn't spend that kind of money on one. He browses the tools on his frequent trips to Home Depot and this happened to be his lucky day. This table saw retails for $599, but they had one left on clearance trying to get rid of their stock to make room for the new model. He got it for $299 instead and sold his old table saw to a co-worker the next day. It's hard to pass up a deal like that, especially since tools never go on sale.

Getting this saw has reignited the wood worker in him. He's been living in the garage (with his little helper close by most of the time) getting it organized and set up the way he wants. And he's been working on two projects that have been just sitting there.

The first project was refinishing 2 bar stool chairs. We got these 2 chairs when a bar closed for $20 each. They're solid wood and very sturdy. But they were very well loved and needed some attention. Heath sanded them down and painted them black.

They look brand new now and are a fabulous addition to our kitchen! They're the perfect height for Hunter to sit up to the counter, too.

The other project probably won't be ready to share for a week or two, but I'm SUPER excited about it since it's for me so that I can better organize my craft area. Stay tuned!


Kristin said...

Stools look great. They go perfectly with the rest of your decor!

Pam said...

Those are great!

mrossi0513 said...

Stools look awesome! Can't wait to see the craft room project. Weeee!!!