Trash To Treasure: Desk, Activity Station, Reupholstered Chair
Robb Whittlef shares how to turn a picket fence into a desk, a drawer and cupboard into a kid's activity station and a chair reupholstered with old neckties.
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Use picket fences and leftover lumber to create a decorative desk. Cut the pickets to the appropriate height and jig saw half rounds into each picket for a stylistic look. Add a piece of lumber for the desktop and create two shelving areas out of more lumber or old crates.
Add color to a chair seat with men's neckties. Cut a board to size if your chair is missing a seat and weave together eight vintage men's ties. Staple the ends to the underside of the seat.
Create a child's writing center out of a luggage cart, drawer and cupboard door. Secure the drawer to the luggage cart. Cut a piece of plywood to fit inside the drawer and attach with hinges to create storage inside the drawer. Secure the cupboard door to the drawer with hinges. Cut a piece of foam to fit the underside of the cupboard door, wrap with fabric and ribbon and attach. Finish with a handle on the exterior of the cupboard door.
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