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Repurpose a Roadside Find

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Project by wuddoc posted 06-24-2017 05:38 AM 1269 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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On the way to old furniture stores looking for a chest of drawers we could revitalize for the new granddaughter we came across an abandon chest on the roadside. Examining it we found it was repairable. With some glue, sanding, paint and hardware from our old hardware box we re-purposed this chest for a child’s room.

-- Wuddoc





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muesli

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#1 posted 06-24-2017 07:33 AM

It looks really great! Your granddaughter will love it!

-- Uwe from Germany.

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Woodwrecker

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#2 posted 06-24-2017 12:36 PM

A new life for a great piece.
I bet this looks better then it did when new!
Nice work!

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majuvla

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#3 posted 06-24-2017 01:19 PM

Very interesting colour combination.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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leafherder

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#4 posted 06-24-2017 01:32 PM

Great job, and great way to salvage a useful item. In this age of Pinterest and you tube videos it amazes me what some people will throw away. But as the old saying goes “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Thanks for posting.

-- Leafherder

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Kelster58

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#5 posted 06-24-2017 01:54 PM

That really looks GREAT…......brand new with some real sentimental value. Hoping you and your granddaughter have many, many years together with her new furniture!!

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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Matty272

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#6 posted 06-24-2017 02:33 PM

Looks really cool. Hope your Granddaughter loves it :)

-- It's worth every moment of effort you put in if the kids enjoy it!

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DRSWoody

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#7 posted 06-24-2017 02:42 PM

Very clever use of multi-color and design of the drawers. Ads interest and uniqueness to an otherwise plain blue painted rehab project. Very impressive. It really pays to think outside the box.

-- R. Smith Central Iowa

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woodbutcherbynight

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#8 posted 06-24-2017 05:00 PM

Excellent, you can’t buy something like that in a store!!!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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ralbuck

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#9 posted 06-24-2017 06:30 PM

RESCUE ++ RESCUE ++ RESCUE

GREAT JOB

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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mcoyfrog

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#10 posted 04-10-2018 04:46 PM

Love the colors

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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