For those that don't know, a “commode” is a portable wash stand, and could be considered a toilet of sorts if you're from Louisiana. But today we're talking about the small cabinet type of commode that dates back to the mid 1700's. It's basically like a bathroom vanity without the sink. Enough history.
This little guy came to us from a client in this condition:
And do you remember our little teaser photo from a few weeks ago?
Nick had a lot of structural business to take care of (his fave) before we could prime, paint, distress, and secure the Ash butcher-block surface. (Butcher Block Tutorial HERE!)
Check out that wood grain! BAM!
I love how the body looks like aged barnwood, and the top is so sleek and smooth.
This piece is going in the client's dining room to be used as a decorative buffet.
Do ya dig it?