Antique Chifferobe into Wall Decoration

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Project by Sailor posted 05-30-2012 01:34 AM 3159 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My mother bought this antique chifferobe to go in my bedroom when I was born, it has been used since in my mother’s house but it has started to fall apart beyond the point where I wanted to repair it. We were about to throw it out and I was going to use some of the wood to make a box or something when this idea popped into my head.

I just took it apart carefully and saved the face frame. Then I fixed the doors on the front and the drawer fronts where they needed to go. Now it can be leaned against the wall or hung on the wall for a decoration or something.

It was pretty simple really and gives a neat effect!

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#1 posted 05-30-2012 02:32 AM

What a neat idea to save a piece of your personal history!

-- Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best. --Theodore I. Rubin

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#2 posted 05-30-2012 12:00 PM

I think that’s a kool idea, and a nice save for a nice piece

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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