Repurposed Dresser

May 31, 2012

So here is my repurposed dresser. I found it for $15.00, I was not sure I should buy it, but I went ahead and did it anyway:)

I decided it could be a Dry Bar, a refreshment station on a covered patio or in a sunroom. It would look nice as a book case or accent table in an entryway. Whatever you like:)

I did not want to make it like a new piece of furniture...just an old piece ...repurposed.

So here is the dresser before all this...and a few pictures of what I did.

I took the drawers out and tried to decide exactly what to do.

When I decided what I wanted it to look like, I thought the front of the drawers would look nice as the top covering the bottom drawer.

I cut the bottom drawer brace and pulled it out.

Then I needed to strip the beautiful pink paint off the top and off of the front of the drawers.

Wait for it.......

After seeing the really awesome oak under the paint...I decided that just a few coats of Poly would give me just the look I wanted. Still old and still painted, but with a little bit of nice wood. I bought some great knobs and there you are! I love it!