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Upcycled tall boy using venetian blinds

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Upcycled tall boy using venetian blinds




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. 


 (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.


 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. 



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



This was a simple project using recycled material. 


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Re: Upcycled tall boy using venetian blinds

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

Re: Upcycled tall boy using venetian blinds

Thank you 😊😊

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Re: Upcycled tall boy using venetian blinds

Good afternoon @sandy_d 

I am trying to figure a name for all of the upcyled furniture that I see, Maybe "Classic Modern"? But yours is a step above again! That is a beautiful piece and could stand alone in a bedroom. Imagine if you had the whole bedroom suite like this :surprised: 


Love your thinking and your ability to follow through!



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Re: Upcycled tall boy using venetian blinds

Awww! Thank you @Dave-1 Im hopeless at style names, I just go with what I love! Ohh yes, maybe a bead head with the same design and side tables! Might have to add it to my ‘to do’ list. 

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Re: Upcycled tall boy using venetian blinds

Oh yes, Do that. Please do the show n tell thing!! I’d really love to see the finished product. 😃🏆

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