I have been dragging the last few weeks...don't get sick, mmmkay?! It totally stinks. If only it were that simple right? Luckily life goes on, and I have a cool project to share, a bookshelf repurposed from cupboard doors!
See, cute!! I am so happy this project turned out, I did have some moments of doubt while building it...but that is all water under the bridge.
This was one of my contributor post for Gail at My Repurposed Life last year, and I am so excited to share it with you!
Cabinet Doors into Children's Desk, or my Corner Cabinet Planter, or even my Cupboard Door into Command Center.
These three cupboard doors were exactly the same size, after some thought I realized they could make a bookshelf.
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I cut scraps to the size I needed and then proceeded to drill pocket holes with my Kreg K5 Pocket-Hole Jig. I drilled two 3/4'' pocket holes into the ends of the shorter pieces. On the long pieces I drilled two pocket holes for attaching the shelf support frames to the cupboard doors.
Kreg Automaxx 3-Inch Face Clamp I secured the frame for attaching the 1x2's together, this helps keep the boards flush. I used Gorilla wood glue and 1 1/4'' pocket hole screws.
Combo Square to mark all of my boards the same amount as the decorative edge (top left).
Then I used wood glue and clamped the shelf support into place and drilled in my pocket holes. On the bottom right you can see I did this with two of the cupboard doors.
Rustic Industrial Table. I sprayed them and some chicken wire with oil rubbed bronze spray paint. Can you see the chicken wire in the background?
If you are concerned about the edges of the chicken wire scratching someone, you can use small strips of felt and hot glue them over the edges of the attached chicken wire. If you want the felt to match, just spray paint the felt the same color as your shelf before you attach it. Problem solved!
Be sure to pin the image below to save this project so when you run across some cabinet doors you know what to do with them!
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