I bought these 4 “glassless” cupboard doors at Tickled Pink. I used two of them (on the left) to make chalkboards.
I had two left that were the same size.
I cut some 1×6’s to size.
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I used my Kreg Jig to make pocket holes to make a “box”.
I also used the Kreg Jig to make pocket holes to connect the box to the cupboard doors.
I clamped the doors together to make sure they would not have a gap in between the middle joint. You can see I have the holes pre-loaded with all the pocket hole screws so I can attach the box to the doors.
I used more 1×6’s to make two shelves. (Only one shelf is pictured here because I had to make a run to Home Depot to buy more lumber.
I made some homemade chalk paint (black) for this project.
I cut a piece of beaboard for the back. I used a Martha Stewart sample pot to paint the beadboard. I only did a wash, but it was still too much color to suit me. I was looking for something more subtle.
It looked better up close than it does far away. You can tell in this picture that I sanded the repurposed cupboard doors a little and waxed them.
I added some black to the beadboard to tone it down some.
I really like the shape of these doors. I wish I had bought more of them.
I can hang on the wall–
–or sit on the floor.
It’s a really nice size and would be great for books, or nick knacks.
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