Fast Fix: Living Rooms

Create a Small Space Workstation

Re-invent an unused nook or niche as a handy workstation in a few simple steps.

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Caulk, Paint and Seal

Fill gaps between pine, MDF and plywood with caulk gun. Once caulk is dry, apply primer with mini roller and 2-inch paint brush. After primer is dry to the touch, apply two coats of semi-gloss. Assure space is properly ventilated, apply coat of polyurethane to shelves and desktop. Touch up walls with existing wall paint using 2-inch paint brush. Wait approximately 48 hours for polyurethane to cure before placing items on shelves and desktop.

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