Repurposed Dresser Into a Desk
We were in desperate need of a desk when redecorating the office. This 1970s dresser was on it's way to the thrift store when an idea popped into my head to save it. All it took was a little elbow grease, and it soon started a new life as a cute desk!
Here is the finished product, dresser to a desk.
And the before. Can you believe it's the same thing??
To start, I had to demolish the drawers and rip out 6 of them along with their supports.
Then I added a top using particle board, supported it with two legs, and trimmed it with molding.
I trimmed the bottom edge and the top edge with molding, then added some corbels underneath to complete the look.
The inside was then framed with fabric covered foam board.
Here's a before and after of it again.
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