Using a circular saw we cut a piece of wood that covered the top surface of the table.
Next step was to drill the holes to attach the wood to the top of the table. First, I drilled holes into the wood and then drilled the holes onto the tabletop that would match.
Next, I sprayed the top surface of the wood with A1 Fabric Adhesive. I put the foam that I precut on top to cover the wood. I chose to double the foam but it depends on how much cushion you desire. I added batting on top of the foam to add fluffiness. I wrapped it over the foam and the wood so the edges would be soft.
I used our staple gun to attach the batting to the underside of the wood. If you look closely you can see the screws coming through the bottom. I dropped them in before the foam and put a nut on the underside to keep them in place until I mount the wood to the table top.
I hope everyone has a Hobby Lobby (HL) in their neighborhoods, because I love them! The fabric I used is from HL. Amazing selections and always on sale. I attached the fabric with the staple gun, just like I did the batting.
I finished with the fabric and dropped the covered cushion onto the table. I slipped the nut onto the bolt, and that completes it. I just love how it looks in the new shop!!!!
Blog post courtesy of Janell Kessner of Little Sister’s Stuff in California