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Topics with Label: Recycling and Upcycling

craftyhopper
Junior Contributor
15 replies

         A neighbour was throwing this out, so I got it for free!The draws looked like a sad face ☹️ so I covered them with ply for a flush lookT ...

Winnie10
New Contributor

Recycled my bedheadusing small half rounded dowels cut them to size sanded before applying them to the bedhead. applying the dowels with selleys liqui ...

lieselroberts
Frequent Browser

Hey everyone! I wanted to share this diy rendered hourglass side table I created. I glued 2x Northcote resin planters with liquid nails, cut out an ...

craftyhopper
Junior Contributor
4 replies

I asked on marketplace if anyone has an old buffet they wanted to sell. A really nice lady reached out and said she had this old unit i could have fo ...

prettyliving
Super Contributor
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Hey workshop team! Here’s a project I recently did for a friend. I started by sanding the entire thing back (inside & out). I used my cordless ryobi f ...

Winnie10
New Contributor
3 replies

I made this coffee table out of a spool. It was a lot of work but I’m so happy with how it turned out.    

Diy_Shell
Budding Contributor
10 replies

Hi everyone, I have been lucky to inherit 2 cane chairs and a large coffee table that once belonged to my grandparents. They had this furniture before ...

DanaR
Junior Contributor
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Flip number 3! A free dusty, cobwebby Tv/entertainment unit. When I sanded the top it revealed a stunning woodwork pattern of what looked like diff ...

lifestylebymari
Budding Contributor
4 replies

In this DIY I have created a table that takes me to Europe. I was inspired by Portugal and Spain architect walls, the mosaic, and the different pat ...

lifestylebymari
Budding Contributor
7 replies

Hello Everyone, Here is a coffee table that I have upcycled, found this beauty on Facebook market and thought it had so much potential. I knew I ...

AlexB
New Contributor
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Hi!I've tried to do up an old dresser of my grandma's by first applying the British 2 in 1 Paint and Primer- Unfortunately I got yellow streaks throug ...

DanaR
Junior Contributor
11 replies

Just finished my second furniture upcycle! I found this buffet on the side of the road dumped and a little worse for wear. I believed it had good bone ...

DanaR
Junior Contributor
1 reply

This Marketplace find was a ...........challenge! Although in great sturdy condition, it was painted in some type of milky white coating it was alm ...

DanaR
Junior Contributor
3 replies

Price of discarded road side coffee table $0 Paint, primer, sandpaper and stain from Bunnings: $30 Husbands enjoyment at having to by a new sander: Pr ...

Flipit
New Contributor
3 replies

This tired old table and chairs needed a new look, and after a trip to Bunnings (Bibra Lake) and some valuable product advice from the lovely staff in ...

DiamondDave
Budding Contributor
1 reply

Ok so I ordered a new mattress and was tossing up buying a base or building one. Saw some nice units in the shops but wow! , a bit pricy. So off to M ...

PeterH
Budding Contributor
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I made this timber box many years ago. The wood came from a large kitchen bench which I salvaged from a building which was once owned by one of the Br ...

oheyitsbeano
Budding Contributor
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Hi all! A friend of mine recently gifted me an old IKEA desk, which sadly had a damaged top on it. So, in light of this Mum (@hazesnow) and I decided ...

Nham
Established Contributor
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We decided to paint our hallway table to give it a new fresh look. It was about 15 years old and had its fair share of scratches and dents. The colour ...

sjloves
Budding Contributor
1 reply

   We found these Ikea Hemnes Drawers on Marketplace with some damage so we decided to sand it all back, fill any holes and add a precut timber to ...

kacharash4
New Contributor
3 replies
May

These bedside tables were found on the footpath, missing a few handles and had some slight water damage. I sanded them down with 80 grit sandpaper usi ...

KevinMall
Established Contributor
6 replies
May

Here are some photos if early stages if my current project. A budget priced coffee table.Timber taken from a pallet broken up by me then cut to length ...

firsthomereno
Newbie
2 replies
May

Used everything from Bunnings including the gold drawer knobs! - Door trim used to frame each drawer - Paint (Dulux Natural White) - Gold handles (a ...

WCE2019
Former Community Member
25 replies
May

Hello Workshop Community, in school i have been given a task to make 'somthing' out of two pallets they are aprox 1.25x1.25m i have decided to make a ...