Beth Elliott
Beth Elliott
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  • Osburn, ID

Make An Outdoor Buffet From An Old Door


I had repurposed this old door in hopes of a table one day... It sat in my garage for 2 years! Then another idea!!
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So I painted it adding 2 coats of white flat paint...
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Added some stain and rubbed a bit harder over the existing vinyl Family decal to expose it.
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Enhanced the existing border to show the edge detailing...
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Extra stain over the wood embellishment over the knob hole...
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Had 4x4's cut to length 76" back 38" front. Loved that they were a bit rustic!
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4 coats of stain with Polyurethane each...
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Loving the rough cut!
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Started building the frame! Adding more coats of stain/polyurethane. They are held together with 4" bolts.
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Attached the door to the back of it and slats on the bottom shelf. The width of the buffet is based off of the door itself. Approx. 73"
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The top is made with 2x6's with several coats of stain/polyurethane on them and attached with screws.
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Added wrought iron to both sides in front attached to top and door with a plant hanger on left upper side...
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Letter details...
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Finished project! Added outdoor solar lights to back top of 4x4's.... It's huge and I'm very proud of it!!!

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