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Desk made with upcycled filing cabinets

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This desk was created by upcycling two filing cabinets and fitting an Acacia panel on top.





The project


Upcycled a couple of old filing cabinets with fresh paint, picture frames, new fittings and castor wheels. Then I trimmed an Interbuild Acacia Utility Panel to create a desk. I love how it turned out! 




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That looks amazing, well done!

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Bunnings Team Member

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @LowRange. It's wonderful to have you join us and fantastic to see this project has inspired you.


This would be an excellent weekend project. I trust @ElleM will be keen to offer advice if you'd like to give this a go yourself. I'd imagine the local recycling centre or kerbside collection would be a great place to source some filing cabinets.


Please let us know if you have any question or need assistance replicating this amazing project. 



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