Jasmine: "I always wanted a large dining table, but couldn’t find anything I loved that was in my price range. So, I decided to make it myself. I found two slabs of pine in Sebastopol, and found a guy that could weld the steel legs. A couple of days with a belt sander, I had myself a table."
This week's roundup is all about rethinking the function of everyday things. A leather belt does double duty as a drawer pull, a skate deck is taken off road and transformed into a rope swing, and holiday lights are shaped into illuminated wall art. Have you made variations on these themes? Post photos and earn bragging rights at Wired's Design community!