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« on: September 02, 2007 06:27:28 PM »

I had an old dresser which belonged to my boyfriend's dad when he was a kid (OLD dresser), we had no use for it but didn't want to get rid of it so we turned it into something we needed!

Here's what it looks like when we're not watching TV:


The drawers were disassembled and attached to a removable panel, shelf was put in using L brackets and original drawer hardware:


Bottom drawer was attached with hinges for the VCR/DVD player:



I wanted to use hinges for the door panel but I ran into a few obstacles (the drawers have a lip on them). I ran out of patience and just made the panel removable by screwing hooks into it:



Just a heads up if you ever want to try this, old furniture is VERY well made, I had a lot of trouble disassembling this thing!!! I'm very happy now that I'm done though, my living room looks a million times better without a giant TV sitting out!!!
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« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2007 06:40:15 PM »

sweet!
very cool idea.
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« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2007 07:05:21 PM »

Whoah, that's clever! Also, I have nearly that exact dresser and matching nightstand that i got at a garage sale (perfect condition, not a scratch on it) for $15. High five for an awesome recon!
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« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2007 08:06:58 PM »

That's awesome, great idea!
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« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2007 07:28:56 AM »

That is brilliant! I love it! Bookmarking this project and showing my DH this one. Thanks so much for sharing this great idea.
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« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2007 02:22:59 PM »

This is freaking great! I hate big TVs just hanging out in the middle of the living room Sad  Great job!
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« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2007 07:32:17 PM »

This is sooo awesome, I might have to try the idea.
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