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Repurposed Drawer Table

By: Sherrie Ragsdale

Create a functional table from an old drawer.

At a Glance:

Project #15193 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Craft Paint Logo
supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $3.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - True Navy, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $3.99
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Basecoating Set, 2 pc.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $6.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

  • Old drawer
  • Four (4) tapered legs with Pre-installed hanger bolt
  • Four (4) quick mount surface plates
  • Screwdriver
  • Stencil Tape
  • 150 grit sandpaper
  • Water basin
  • Paper plates
  • Paper towels

Instructions

  1. Clean drawer of dust and dirt and remove drawer pulls.
  2. Attach the plates to the bottom of each corner with screw provided.
  3. Screw the legs into the plates.
  4. Tape off 7” of the legs from the bottom. Paint below the tape with True Navy. Remove tape and basecoat everything above the True Navy with White. Allow to dry.
  5. Tape off the bottom of the again and paint over True Navy with White. Remove the tape and paint everything above the White with True Navy. Paint the drawer pulls True Navy. Allow to dry and the paint White.
  6. Once dry start to distress with sandpaper. Sand in areas that are prone to wear down letting the color underneath come through.
  7. Add drawer pulls.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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