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1970's BED TURNED INTO A BENCH
1970's BED TURNED INTO A BENCH
1970's BED TURNED INTO A BENCH
1970's BED TURNED INTO A BENCH
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  • 1970's BED TURNED INTO A BENCH
  • 1970's BED TURNED INTO A BENCH
  • 1970's BED TURNED INTO A BENCH

1970's BED TURNED INTO A BENCH

I found a vintage bed at the Restore (Habitat for Humanity) and used it to inspire a "Garden Challenge" design competition for the National Home Show in Toronto. The idea is to take something from inside and have it become a new functional outdoor piece.

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Project Information

Difficulty: Intermediate
Category: Furniture,

Materials Used:

  • Old Bed Headboard, Footboard and side rails

  • 2", 1-1/4" wood screws, wood glue

  • Miter saw and table saw

  • Kreg Jig

  • 1 x 6 Red Cedar planks

  • Orbital sander with various grits from 120 to 320

  • Minwax outdoor waterbase satin polyurethane

  • White paint (or any colour you choose)

  • Foam brush, synthetic bristle brush

  • Drill/ Driver


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