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Vintage Industrial Bar Cart

Or it could be a kitchen island, too.  Frankly, we brought it up to my studio for the photo shoot, and I want to put it to work as a storage master.  It is tempting me with its handiness.

The perfect storage unit, for sure.

We salvaged this antique oak bureau from the basement of a candy making workshop.  Dave thought I was daft, but I think he figured we’d at least get some kindling out of it.  Good guy that he is, he humored me as my vision for the piece evolved.  He even did all the work.  Stripping off the finish, we found the warm patinaed hues of solid oak.  Pieces of drawers that were too far gone to be saved were used to create open shelves instead.  Wine, baskets of kitchen tools, fabric could all be stored beautifully.  In my intitail vision of this piece as a mobile bar cart, the top functional drawer would be used for the barware, but you could put a rolling pin it, too, if you wanted.  Meauring 39″ w x 19″ deep x 36.5″ tall, it is sure to find the perfect spot in someone’s home.  $475.

The perfect salvaged vintage industrial piece.
This is the "before" shot. I thought it had good bones.

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