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Upcycled stool with Pine top

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This old stool with potential now makes a lovely addition to the home with a replaced top and fresh paint.



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The project


I found this small stool or utility table at an op shop for $10 and thought it would make a nice addition to our home. The frame was solid wood, but the top was made using MDF and had water damage. 


I replaced the top with leftover Pine from a previous project and then painted the frame with Dulux White on White Gloss.




I fixed the wood onto the frame using Selleys Liquid Nails, sanded the surface with 80-grit and then 220-grit sandpaper, and applied three coats of varnish using Timber Protect Gloss One Coat Clear Water Based Varnish.


It turned out pretty good and we got to recycle as well. 


Before and after




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