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3 ways to upcycle a dining table

Jason
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Upcycling a dining table is an easy and affordable way to modernise a dated piece of furniture and keep enjoying it for years to come.

 

Check out these upcycling ideas by Bunnings Workshop community members and feel free to share what you’ve been able to do with an old dining table in your home.

 

1. Upcycled table with concrete top by @Andadams 

 

Workshop member Andadams sanded the dark brown laminate on a secondhand table and shared how to create this concrete tabletop.

 

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2. Upcycled mosaic tile table by @lifestylebymari 

 

Mari turned a weathered outdoor furniture into a striking table with a European-style mosaic design by securing patterned tiles to the tabletop.

 

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3. Upcycled dining table and chairs by @belinda66 

 

Belinda squared the rounded edges and changed the colour of this table to create a modern look. After sanding the tabletop back to raw timber, she applied three coats of polyurethane and painted the legs white.

 

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How to lime wash timber furniture

 

As trends change, furniture can become dated or might no longer match the style of other pieces in your home. Lime washing with stain and varnish is a simple and affordable option to completely change the look. Check out our step-by-step guide How to lime wash timber furniture by experienced member @prettyliving

 

You can also learn how to upcycle anything with paint in a step-by-step guide from the Bunnings team.

 

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More project inspiration

 

Check out these step-by-step guides for more project ideas for your home:

 

 

 

 

 

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