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Old cubby house renovation

Jimi
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Jimi
Jimi
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Restoring this 33-year-old cubby house kept it in the family for another generation to enjoy.

 

 

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The project

 

This is my wife's cubby house from when she was a kid. The roof and floor had completely rotted. With a sheet of Yellow Tongue particle board, some Merbau timber and Colorbond sheets, and after a lot of sanding and four coats of paint, I managed to keep this cubby in the family and save a lot of money. This project was extra fun because my wife helped paint and decorate.

 

Before and after

 

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Jimi
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Decided to freshen up the inside of the cubby which completely brightened up the space. Ceder timber primer for the walls was a must (I learnt the hard way) and some left over garage floor paint and flecks for the floor. I also added an extra shelf on the side so the kids weren't fighting over the kitchen all the time.

MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
Bunnings Team Member

Lovely work @Jimi! Now the inside looks just as nice as the outside. I trust the kids are thrilled with your effort to turn the interior into a beautiful place space.

 

Many thanks for the update.

 

Mitchell

 

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