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I Repurposed Shelf Brackets from a Chair. They Now Hold the Shelf that Holds the TV Components for Our Living Room TV

$5
6 Hours
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These days, I don't frequently have the opportunity to repurpose things. And it's sad, because repurposing objects, upcycling things = fun. But I do
... I was having difficulty finding something to hold the TV components for our low hung living room TV. Inspired by an IKEA shelf bracket it hit me. A well-worn teak patio chair was detoured from the landfill and turned it into the shelf brackets that hold
worn teak patio chair
worn teak patio chair
low hung living room TV. 16" from the floor
low hung living room TV. 16" from the floor
custom TV components shelving
custom TV components shelving
teak members planed using a table saw
teak members planed using a table saw
glued and screwed teak shelf brackets
glued and screwed teak shelf brackets
painted. a dowel was cut down and joined for a 16" spacing
painted. a dowel was cut down and joined for a 16" spacing
counter-sinking for lagbolts with a paddle bit
counter-sinking for lagbolts with a paddle bit
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  • Jill Birt
    on Mar 30, 2014

    Very inventive! Isn't it fun to repurpose items that most people would throw out? Love it!

    • Building Moxie
      on Mar 31, 2014

      @Jill thanks. and trust me when I say I have a ton of beaten down old ... stuff, just waiting to get new life ... it's all about making the time. Cheers.

  • Shirley Kalinosky
    on May 27, 2015

    WOW! Saw that stack of wood and couldn't even believe it was a chair. You did a marvelous re-purposing!

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