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Upcycled tall boy using venetian blinds

sandy_d
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Upcycled tall boy using venetian blinds

 

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A while ago I was given some old Venetian blinds that were dumped in hard rubbish. I had quite a few left over and decided to give some new life to a tall boy that was also handed down to me. 
I lightly sanded the frame and used my Wagner spray gun in semi gloss black. 

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 (Original Tall Boy) 


I wanted to add a hexagon shape to the front draw panels but the blinds are quite thin. I decided to split the hexagon in half and glue to give me a bigger shape.

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 I glued the slats vertically onto the draw front first with liquid nails and lightly sanded off the varnish. I then glued the shapes I cut together forming the hexagon across the front. 

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 all pieces were cut by hand and sanded. 
I reattached the hardware and added some trim I had to break up the draws. 

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This was a simple project using recycled material. 

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theparlourroom
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Re: Upcycled tall boy using venetian blinds

Wow!!!!! Absolutely stunning. You have such great creative vision. 

sandy_d
Established Contributor

Re: Upcycled tall boy using venetian blinds

Thank you 😊😊

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