How do i use old wooden shoe rack in place of console table ?

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how do i use old wooden shoe rack in place of console table in the entrance area of my house


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  • Redcatcec Redcatcec on Oct 18, 2021

    Unless I am not understanding your question correctly, you'd just move the console table out of it's location at the entrance of your home and in it's place put the shoe rack. When entering the home, take off the shoes and put them in the shoe rack, the opposite when leaving. If there is some kind of structural detail, such as size of each piece of furniture, I am at a loss.

    A picture would be very helpful. Do you have 1 or more to share?

  • Lindsay Aratari Lindsay Aratari on Oct 18, 2021

    Just use the shoe rack instead of the console

  • You just put it near the entrance. If you also want to have a table, you could add a piece of wood to the top.

  • Janice Janice on Oct 18, 2021

    Hi parna, asssuming you wish to use the shoe rack for shoes, just place it where it will be used in the entryway. For convenience and if you have room, you may want to add a small chair or stool.

  • Em Em on Oct 18, 2021

    Not sure what you have and why you can't just use it as is. Add a wooden top if need be. If it needs to be stabilized add stronger legs. If you want it taller add longer legs. Adding a picture helps us know what you want.

  • Cheryl A Cheryl A on Oct 18, 2021

    your question is not very clear as to what you are trying to do- do you want to use a shoe rack instead of the console table in your entry way? if so just replace it where the table is now

  • Kathy Gunter Law Kathy Gunter Law on Oct 18, 2021

    Depending on the style, I would think you could add a top to it if you need a surface to drop things. Another option would be a shelf on the wall above it.

  • FrugalFamilyTimes.com FrugalFamilyTimes.com on Oct 18, 2021

    Are you looking for ideas to make the old shoe rack look more attractive in your hallway?

  • Mogie Mogie on Oct 18, 2021

    Could you please explain this please?. I really am not following.

  • Dee Dee on Oct 18, 2021

    A shoe rack usually has cubbies, just replace the console with the shoe rack. Post a picture that would make it easier to discuss.

  • William William on Oct 18, 2021

    Can you provide a photo of the shoe rack?! Need more details.

  • Vimarhonor Vimarhonor on Oct 18, 2021

    More Information might be helpful. Is there a size problem?

  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Oct 19, 2021

    Fix it to the wall using brackets

  • Simple Nature Decor Simple Nature Decor on Oct 19, 2021

    You can put a glass over it.

  • Kmdreamer Kmdreamer on Oct 20, 2021

    Is it strong enough because you could just put a piece of wood on the top of it .

  • Annie Annie on Oct 21, 2021

    Can you install a shelf just above the shoe rack? That way you would have the best of both, a spot for shoes plus a place to set your keys, mail, etc on when you come in.

  • I would paint it and see if you can get little pull out containers that would fit in it for storage. You could decorate the top with a small plant and some decor items.