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To create the look and feel of a lounge, center club chairs around any object with the proper scale, shape and height for use as a temporary cocktail table. Here, the center of the living room was used as a men’s lounge with a pair of tufted chairs flanking a repurposed rope spool. From DIYnetwork.com Furniture Idea
They paired a spool end with a base from an old dining table. Genius! Reclaimed Spool Coffee Table, Wooden Spool Table, Upcycled Wooden Furniture
I don't sew, except for the occasional button (even my hems get taken to a professional, I'm that bad). But I have a whole bunch of beautiful thread on wooden spools from my late grandmother (who was an amazing seamstress) packed away. I think it's time to bring them out of storage.