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Perfect Foyer Table For A Narrow, Shallow Space

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Our foyer is a narrow space, with just one short wall for a table. As much as I craved another spot for decorating, and a place to drop keys, I didn't want to be tripping over a large table every day.
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I found four porch posts at a vintage sale, brought them home, and asked my husband the engineer to built a foyer table with the posts.
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He found some scrap 2x2's for the top, but was concerned that this shallow of a table wouldn't be sturdy enough for a house with four teenagers and two dogs. He had visions of this table being bumped into and literally doing "the splits."
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After several phone calls to local bike shops, we had the solution. A free bicycle wheel made the perfect quirky "brace" for our table. Two small screws secure it to the legs.

To see more: http://www.reinventedkb.com/2014/02/the-bicycle-wheel-foyer-table-2/

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