Ideas for Repurposing Oak Cabinet Doors

I took down an ugly old entertainment center and side bar this left me with ten doors. Also One Big with Oak front.
I welcome any and all ideas.
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q ideas for repurposing oak cabinet doors
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q ideas for repurposing oak cabinet doors
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  • Karen Silman Karen Silman on Jul 08, 2017
    How about repurposing the doors by turning them into shelves?

  • Dfm Dfm on Jul 08, 2017
    take to a re-store....habitat for humanity donation

  • Ellen Gregory Ellen Gregory on Jul 08, 2017
    Use them to put cabinets in your basement or garage. Or......I know someone who does beautiful woodburned pictures on the inside of birch doors. Maybe someone would want them to do something similar.

  • Holly Kinchlea-Brown Holly Kinchlea-Brown on Jul 08, 2017
    You could use the doors as a backdrop for a coat hanger/ shelf, my kitchen cupboard doors got used to make a vanity table, a two tiered rope shelf,

  • Sam Sam on Jul 08, 2017
    you could use it like wainscoting in a smaller area. just fill in holes where the handles used to be w wood putty and stain to match.
    i did that in my small bathroom. did a double row of them one on top of the other on the three small walls. it looked great!

  • Michelle Mounts Michelle Mounts on Jul 08, 2017
    what is the best paint for oak cabinets??? I'm going to be painting mine next week! Love to get some ideas. Ash gray is the color I'm going with. Thank you, Michelle

    • Shaley Shaley on Jul 09, 2017
      Glidden has and 123 enamel paint that is a Primer paint and top coat sealer. I had to go with a cheaper route, Zinsser Primer Bulls eye 123. no order no voc. As long as the primer is enamel it will prevent bleed through. I washed mine down with TSP recommended by the paint department worker who helped me. It works great and is cheap. I used Olympic One, Silver Charm. But make sure you get all you need at the same time. use Cabinet Paint.

  • Linda Todd Linda Todd on Jul 08, 2017
    I used my extra cabinet doors to mount to my kitchen cabinets sides to give a more finished look. They were doors that were replaced by glass doors, so they matched my cabinets. I'm using the other two to create doors for a between the studs pantry.

  • Ann Ann on Jul 08, 2017
    I use old cabinet doors to make chalkboards and paintings. The molding/shape gives them a built in frame.

  • Babs Babs on Jul 08, 2017
    take out the center panels and put in glass or metal lattice and use some place else in the house - another cabinet, paint on the glass and hang in a window. so many uses, so little time.

  • Danielle Odin Danielle Odin on Jul 08, 2017
    You can use the doors as lumber and make them into all sorts of things. Bookshelves for one.

  • Darrel Rose Darrel Rose on Jul 08, 2017
    You can also make decorative trays out of them

  • Diane Coverdale Diane Coverdale on Jul 09, 2017
    If the doors aren't too bad looking and you need new cupboards in the laundry room, you can use them there or for a new storage cupboard.

  • Stephanie Burns Short Stephanie Burns Short on Jul 12, 2017
    As professional cabinet refacers, we either donate doors to the ReStore or make them into signs as gifts or for resale.