Karla
Karla
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  • Andover, MN

Dumpster Dive Rescue


My nephew was taking out the garbage and found a end-table-like thing. It was pretty beat up, but he wanted to make it usable for me. Unfortunately I didn't take a picture of it at its worse. He sanded (a lot!), made all the corners rounded, put wheels on the bottom and finished it a gorgeous light oak color. I found baskets that fit the slots except for the one that fit photo albums perfectly! It was a work of love and is gorgeous. Wish I knew who threw it away so they could see it.
dumpster dive rescue, diy, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling, storage ideas, woodworking projects
dumpster dive rescue, diy, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling, storage ideas, woodworking projects
dumpster dive rescue, diy, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling, storage ideas, woodworking projects

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  • Sj Grossman
    on Jun 23, 2015

    What a great little rescue! It looks as though it was custom-built for your photograph albums & the baskets, too! (I think it was meant for your nephew to find!)

  • Diana Deiley
    on Feb 24, 2016

    Wonderful transformation. Very useful piece of furniture. Great find. Thanks for sharing.

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