Repurposed door projects are a fun and functional option to make new furniture pieces.
How to repurpose a vintage wooden door
Add sides to reclaimed door bookshelf
Instead of picket fence pieces that were used on the inspiration piece, these small cupboard doors were tested.
Clamps are helpful when working alone
Pocket holes make connecting small doors easy
I used my Kreg Jig to make pocket holes for joining the cupboard doors to the old door. Being very portable, this jig is really handy for all sorts of projects.
How to add shelves to repurposed door project
I notched out the shelves with a jigsaw to compensate for the mesh screen. The pocket holes are located where the shelf connects to the small cupboard door.
Prepare repurposed furniture project for painting
Luckily I had some paint that was very near the same color as the door.
The window panes were taped up with paper and painter’s tape. This is really time consuming, but you won’t have to scrape off the paint on the numerous window panes.
I really love the new color. In fact I love everything about the repurposed door bookshelf.
Dry brush furniture projects
A light dry brush effect was used to give the project some definition. I used a light cream.
I felt like it needed a little something where the small doors meet the large door. What do you think?
Add finishing touches to repurposed door nightstand
I added the finishing touches . . . door latch, door knob, and brackets in the corner.