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Upcycled TV unit

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Upcycled TV unit



We had been searching for an entertainment unit for ages- we had a particular style in mind but finding the right size proved difficult- until we came across this freebie on marketplace. It was rough with a fair bit of damage and needed a lot of work but we saw the potential and it was perfect! 


We sanded the top to raw and lime waxed it giving a lovely raw coastal finish and  my amazing Husband repaired the shelves that had been attacked by a little puppy! One door was missing but we moved the middle shelf down and added some baskets I bought online which were the perfect fit.


Crosses from timber trim bought from Bunnings were added to the ends for that coastal/farmhouse/hamptons look.


The bottom was painted firstly in zinsser 3 in one to stop any bleed through then sprayed with dulux aqua enamel in the gorgeous snowy mountain half colour. It was finished off with a beautiful aged brass handle that we had left over from our kitchen reno. We’re so pleased with how it turned out. 









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Re: Upcycled TV unit

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @Jane75. It's terrific to have you join us, and many thanks for sharing this amazing project.


That's some lovely work, and the results you've achieved are stunning. I trust you're delighted with how this project has turned out. The lime-waxed top is sensational and adds so much charm.

Well done restoring this unit and turning it into a wonderfully eye-catching piece. I look forward to seeing what you'll tackle next.


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