Old door bench seat

December 6th, 2008 in member junk     
dewey13 dewey13, member
13 users recommend

Funky bench made from an old door!

Funky bench made from an old door!


I love making benches from old paneled doors. I know it's nothing new, but I still like them! This one I cut into a funky shape and added some upholstery tacks for fun. I left this one its original white. I have it in the entryway of our business, but works great on the deck too!


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, wood, funky, furniture, white, entry

Comments (10)

Dolly3cats writes: Absolutely too cute! What an imagination--it flows. I love it!! Posted: 5:53 pm on December 8th
rosesandrust writes: Hey, thats a work of art !! All the curves really makes it special. Thank you for sharing-Rose Posted: 1:46 pm on December 8th
MimiToria writes: This is a great bench and very creative with the curves you've chosen to cut that make it extra special. Nice work.
Gretchen Posted: 8:23 pm on December 7th
dewey13 writes: Thanks for all the comments. Cirlam wanted to know what tools to ask for! You need a good circular saw to cut the doors apart, a jigsaw to cut the shape into the doors, and a good drill is always nice! Ginny Posted: 7:09 pm on December 7th
AtticusFinch writes: Funky curve to a traditional piece. Great job and thanks for the idea. Posted: 7:07 pm on December 7th
cirlam writes: This is a project that I have been wanting to start. I am asking for tools for Christmas to start on some of these projects & would like to know what kind of saw do you use for these? I don't have any big tools, & need to know the major ones I will need to tackle these projects so I can ask for them. Thanks in advance! Posted: 1:18 pm on December 7th
suewhitney writes: I love this! The different shape makes it unique and special. Nice job!

Take care,
Sue Posted: 9:07 am on December 7th
junkermidge writes: I love this bench! I've seen a lot of benches and made some, too. But I've never seen one like that. It's amazing how different it looks just by cutting those curves.
Midge Posted: 8:04 am on December 7th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: You added so much creativity to this old door in the way you cut it in unusual shapes. It makes it different and special. Love that handle on the side!

Great followup to your card file ottoman!

Candy
Posted: 7:37 am on December 7th
Countryinthecity writes: Your bench is charming and inviting. I never get tired of repurposed doors. Very nice!
Sue Posted: 11:04 pm on December 6th
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