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Trash to Treasure: Another use for old louvered doors

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Englewood, FL

May 21, 2011
8:55 AM

Post #8577509

Just finished this one today,I lined the inside with a Pergo type laminated flooring, the medallion in middle of the headboard is a curtain or drape hold back.

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Ewing, NE

May 21, 2011
11:45 AM

Post #8577739

Very nicely done!!!


(Pegi) Norwalk, CA
(Zone 10b)

May 21, 2011
12:19 PM

Post #8577774

Great job! I have 2 shutters here that came from my mom's place and getting a lot of ideas how to use them.
Dolores, CO
(Zone 5b)

May 21, 2011
1:14 PM

Post #8577836

Southern California, CA

May 21, 2011
1:23 PM

Post #8577840

Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

May 22, 2011
5:15 AM

Post #8578986

another great job ...
Crossville, TN

May 22, 2011
11:16 AM

Post #8579591

I love it!! Jo
Kingman, AZ
(Zone 7b)

May 23, 2011
12:07 AM

Post #8580959

It looks great.
Dover AFB, DE
(Zone 7a)

May 24, 2011
12:59 AM

Post #8583604

Wow, what a treasure!
Yucaipa, CA
(Zone 10a)

March 13, 2012
1:18 AM

Post #9040588

@ifantail ~ This one looks good too! Was this one made with the same instructions as for Bench # 22 ?? I like what you did with the louvered doors on the front of the bench. Was there any particular size of the louvered door you used for the front? Was the back of this bench also made from a twin size headboard? I would like to see all the benches you made. Great job!


Englewood, FL

March 13, 2012
1:46 PM

Post #9041379

Jennie, I use 15" closet doors or 1/4" plywood bead-board for natural or stained finishes & 1/4" fiber bead-board for the painted ones.I have also glued cloth that matches the seat to the front, I only use twin size headboards, if it comes with a good foot-board I can use it for the arm rests. The first one that I made is at end of my bed, my wife stores extra sheets & blankets in it.


Englewood, FL

March 13, 2012
3:09 PM

Post #9041478

Jennie, scroll down & click on page 13, look for Sept.9/09, page 18, Nov. 13 & 14/08
Yucaipa, CA
(Zone 10a)

March 27, 2012
4:52 AM

Post #9058763

Okay, thanks infantail! :)

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