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« on: July 29, 2012 12:24:50 PM »

Hello

The Goth-In-My-Pocket has just moved into a bigger cot-bed and I now have an old, battered traditional wooden drop sided cot with no future other than the tip. I cant sell or give it away as its really battered. My husband suggested using it for firewood.

I have seen online many cots turned into desks and chairs, but wondered if anyone could think of anything more interesting to do with them? Because the chair/desk ideas really would take up room that we dont have...

thanks in advance for any ideas Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2012 03:29:43 PM »

If it's a slat sided one, you could take the sides, put them on the wall so the slats are horizontal and hang things from them. Give it a good coat of paint and maybe the batteredness won't show so much.
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« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2012 04:12:54 PM »

that slat sided thing, on the wall..if you hinge it you can make a really good clothes airer out of it...i am looking for one!

here are a ton of ideas
http://www.encorebabyregistry.com/blog/repurposed-crib-projects-upcycle-your-old-crib-out-of-the-landfill/
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