Monday, September 25, 2017

28 furniture IKEA haul and non IKEA

Life hack has made our lives easier in several ways, but many different things may also be hack into and make life much simpler, reduce waste and make life more enjoyable. Listed below are 32 simple DIY furniture hacks which will cause you to need to hit the thrift shop! You won't ever look at a classic piece of furniture exactly the same. These are so unique and smart.

1. Vintage Feed Sack Chair

Remove the current skin of the chair, paint its frame and give it a white wash. Stitch sack together and cover the old chair skin with it.

2. Upcycled Beverage Station


Level the location for bracket then, attach with screw to the door. Attach shelf, add glue clamp and relax, then attach a metal wine glass rack to its other side before gluing the upper shelf. It can be secured to a brick wall using a cement screw.

3. Night Stand Makeover


Build a box from scrap pieces of plywood and pry off the bottom trim. Cut the top pieces to size, glue and screw on the bottom of the stand. For the drawer face, apply glue to the drawer front, put in place as desired and nail. 4 pieces scrap piece of flooring is required to cover the night stand. Attach them together with glue and nails, nail some scraps to the bottom and add bead board using nails and glue.

4. Farmhouse Table makeover with Home Right Sprayer


Sand table, spray and add 4 coasts of poly to it.

5. Bathroom Magazine Rack (DIY)


Measure out the height of your required rack, cut wood to desired length and be sure to level and straighten the rack. Nail the top and bottom measure out your desired width and place a wood at the other side. Add one 1 by 3 piece so that the top and bottom can rest on. Ensure your board is straight, then nail.

6. Making a Side Table


Get a piece of wood that fits frame, apply two coast of stain on top. Let stain dry, then spray with favorite color. Drill holes and fasten screws to the wood frame.

7. Reupholstering Chair Without sewing


Cut fabrics secure it into creases area using staple gun. Design air compression and construct staples. Cut pieces facing front on both sides, staple where visible and cover the inside of the arm chair hiding staple beneath arm. Cut rectangular shapes leaving fabric to fold inwards, pull tight and staple each corner, do the same for top side piece.

8. Cork Board Office Wall


This can be found in almost all home improvement stores and they can be placed on any flat surface. Let the cork board cover wall, a floating shelf can be added to the wall so as to show picture frames.

9. Card File Drawer


Apply 2 coasts of timber stain to the drawer, also add soft luster to enhance the quality of stain then apply 3 coasts of Danish oil. Let oil dry, then attach pulls. Ensure the nail hold the pulls is poked through the drawer front’s rear, then design simple antique for card holders.

10. Feast Watson Near Table Transformer


Cut claddings from sheets of pine ply (it has to include all required parts for the drawer) and sand all. Apply 2 coasts of dilute color reducer Feast Watson Prooftint. Apply cladding to the tables and use square pine timber for the feet. Attach to base using 3 screws and liquid nail, be sure to pint before applying the cladding. Each piece should be laid carefully on top of the drawer and clamped.

11. Using Stick Flooring And Peel For Faux Multi-Drawer Cabinet


Determine the number of drawers and measure the sizes, be sure to leave about 2mm gap between the drawers. Cut down planks as needed (be sure to use a type of guide), remove the doors and lay them flat as you cut the faux drawer. Apply base and feet using plank of pine, cut two smaller pieces and from the pine plank and attach to each base. Cut out 1 square pine for the feet and screw to the base.

12. Making a Bed Frame From Box Spring


Measure fabric to ensure it is the same size as box spring, cut fabric into two and be sure it covers the box spring. Sow the two fabrics together and fit over box spring. Flip the box spring on its side and staple fabric down. Screw brackets and attach bed legs to it, then trim excess fabric on the box spring.

13. Antique Piano Stool


Paint stool with rich brown color, wipe on the stool with rag to apply stain be sure to give bread board the same color and finish off with linseed oil. Add few bods of clear silicon to the board of the stool to hold firmly.

14. Cage Light Sconces


Drill a third holes in your bracket along with the two pre-drilled holes. Cut off the off switch or plug end of the pendant light. Insert the cord through the bracket from the outermost hole to the bottom. Allow an electrician install a new plug right at the end of the light then plug and enjoy after wiring.

15. Floating Sideboard


Mount 3 36 by 24 cabinets with kitchen mounting rails. Level the rail to ensure cupboard levels too, then attach cupboard to each other from inside.

16. Honeycomb Armoire


Take off the doors of your melamine wardrobe pull off drawers and be sure to remove every hardware. Create new top and base by cutting two identical panel form ply sheet. Sand and spray black, sunk visible screws and fill holes of the wardrobe sides. Sand and ensure the color paintings match. Attach new top by clamping smoothened panel in place, screw down before attaching base of wardrobe. Drill pilot hole, then screw base from inside the wardrobe.

17. Folding Chair Makeover


Turn the underside of the seat of a vintage wooden folding chair into a chalkboard, then mix chalkboard paint with black paint and unsanded grout. Tape edges around underside of the seat using painter’s tape, then apply your chalkboard paint. Add organizers to the chair’s bottom with hooks and tray.

18. Vintage Door Reincarnated as a Rustic Desk


This piece of furniture measures 78” long, 31” high and 40” deep. Created by Manoteca, the furniture is perfect for multifunctional manners of works as a table or desk table. It can be filled when opened and it is designed to keep everyday materials at hand.

19. Danish Chair Redux


Remove each seam of you cushion covers to access the pattern piece needed. Trace pattern form the old fabric to the new, be sure to have requires pieces laid out. Pin fabrics down to piercing cushion together, pin side pieces and bottom together to get a square shape ensuring your seem only goes around the corner. Repeat the same process for the last square you have left, sow cushion 1/3 of the way up and ensure it fits your cushion into opening. Fold bottom and top pieces together and sow lops around them.

20. Spice Saving Laundry Organizer


Download this design into your computer and upload to circuit design space. Choose simple image while uploading, cut only and then choose to insert. Be sure to size to fit your desired laundry bag, install wall hooks and have them hanged.

21. Salvage Drum Coffee Table


Get a clean drum and place table top on the drum’s claws and be sure to add some rubber stops as buffer to prevent scratching.

22. Cabinet Hack


Screw the side pieces in place one after the other making sure they are lined to the exact sides of the cabinet. Attach the bottom and top ones, then attach vintage and slim black handle legs. Fix cabinet to the wall using any type of available fixing.

23. Painting Laminate Furniture Without Sanding


Wipe the surface required for painting with a lint free cloth and white spirit. Roll two coats of shellac based primer on, then roll another two coats of your favorite emulsion paint. Wait for the varnish or eggshell to harden or cure. Leave painted surface open for days, the longer the better.

24. Yellow Master Bedroom Console Table


Wipe the table with microfiber cloth after sanding, then prime it- brush the legs and foam rollers on the top. Cut to about 14” Depth, paint and be sure the table is supporting itself. Then attach to the wall with angle bracket for additional support.

25. Half Table Console


Remove extension mechanism form the bottom of the table, sand, prime and paint the table. At the height of the table, screw or nail a 2x2 inches piece of wood and let the edge of table rest using the wood as support. You can as well screw through the top of the table to the wood support for more stability. Fill left over holes using wood fillers and paint.

26. Cutting Table to Create a New Entry Bench


Cut your coffee table in half, then sand the top to the necked wood ensuring it is smooth and nice. Wipe through and dry, then apply gel stain with brush. Wait to absorb for about 15 minutes, then clean the excess dry till the next day. Apply coat of your desired color, then apply two coats of poly on top to protect the stains.

27. Making Two Console Table


Cut a table of about 3 to 4” width and 5” length into two 13 and half or 35cm wide console table. Paint the top of the table with your desired color, then screw or nail a 2x2 inch wood to the wall at exactly the height of the table.

28. Chic and creative DIY Stand


Mark table to required size, cut legs down and cut table to half. Remove rough edges, sanding residue and dust with damp cloth. Spray with porch and deck paint keeping at least 8 inches between spray and table to avoid dripping and building of paint. Dry for one hour, apply final coat, the spray again with floor sealer. Lean table against the wall where you intend to place it, mark the height and apply cleat. Attach the table to cleat using drill and wood screws from below the table.
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