How To Upcycle An Old Dresser Into A Chair


In this video HGTV  show us how to upcycle an old dresser into a chair. It looks like a fair bit of work is required to disassemble the dresser but the end result looks very stylish!

You could use a small roller to speed up the painting stage, it’ll also give you a smoother finish than brush.

upcycle an old dresser collage

The materials and equipment that you’ll need to upcycle your dresser are shown below.

Materials
  • Old dresser
  • Wood Glue
  • Cushions
  • Wood paint
  • Sand paper
Equipment
  • Screwdriver
  • Hammer
  • Set square
  • Circular saw
  • Safety glasses
  • Sander
  • Paint brush
Did You Know?

In 2009, U.S. EPA reported that furniture accounted for 9.8 million tons (4.1%) of household waste. Furniture is the number one least-recycled item in a household, and it was only up until 2008 that there was a recovery (materials used for recycling) greater than 0.05% since the 1960s — 0.1%.

And by 2015, it is estimated that we will spend $121.7 billion to re-furbish our homes with new furniture. As we are increasingly persuaded by TV shows to remodel our homes and to replace old furniture, we are also adding more to the landfill in record numbers.

courtesy of: planetsave.com

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