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Topic: Flea market Furniture finds  (Read 1293 times)
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LaraTrusk
« on: May 04, 2011 06:44:16 PM »

 What can you do with a flea market furniture find? Alter it completely, refurbish it, redesign it?
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Antidigger
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2011 02:45:17 AM »

Depends on the find.

The simplest thing to do with it is repaint/decorate it.

Then it could be adapted, e.g. a crate could become a wall shelf, a wooden box becomes a padded seat, a table turns into a desk, a desk turns into a children's play cooker, e.t.c.

Then the most complex would be to dismantle it and use the parts to make something completely different, e.g. a pallet (or several) and a mattress into a sofa.

But it all depends on what you've got and what you need.
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Look twice, buy once. Nooooo
Look twice, decide I can make one instead.
LaraTrusk
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2011 07:07:10 PM »

Exactly! This is why I offered it as a challenge suggestion. Because the possibilities are endless Smiley
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