Dog Storage Out of Metal Chest

A sweet friend of mine was tired of all the doggie stuff being on the porch in plain sight so she asked me to find something that would be cute and functional to corral all said doggie stuff.
I found this slightly beat-up metal chest and set to work making this one cool storage chest for their labrador Kelbi.
I used all oil-based products since this was going to be exposed to the elements and it has four feet so it will sit up off of the ground as well. She loves color so i decided to goa bit retro with a great red. I then added a graphic of a lab, added some belt handles with my rivet gun, and she is ready to hold Kelbi's toys, leash, etc. in a pretty cool way!
before, YIKES!
I had to bang out a few dozen dents
Use an over head projector and then hand paint
here she is finished
an old black belt cut into handles and attached with rivets
Reposhture Studio - Kim
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  • Laura Rubio York Laura Rubio York on Sep 18, 2019

    How did you stain or color it I have a old vintage chest I want to do but it’s green want to change the color how do I do it? Thank you in advance

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