What Can I Do With An Old Dresser??

To help start thinking outside-the-box, I’ve gathered ideas for twelve different ways you can repurpose your dresser.

  • Turn a dresser into a bookshelf.
  • Turn a dresser into an entryway table (or sofa table).
  • Turn a dresser into a bathroom vanity.
  • Turn a dresser into a bench.
  • Turn a dresser into a kitchen island.

How do you turn a dresser into a sink?

Steps to Make a Dresser into a Vanity

  1. Purchase the sink first, fit to the dresser top measurements.
  2. Trace the sink hole.
  3. Cut along the lines.
  4. Lay the sink in the opening and breath a sigh of relief when the sink fits in the hole.
  5. Finish the dresser top.
  6. Coat & protect the dresser top.
  7. Attach the sink to top.

How do you turn a dresser into a console table?

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How do you build a kitchen island with shelves?



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How to Build a DIY Kitchen Island – YouTube


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Can I put a dresser in my living room?

The dresser drawers are ideal for storing cupcake tins, cookie sheets or Tupperware. Sometimes it’s not the use of the dresser that’s unique, but where you put it. A dresser in the living room can store extra blankets or board games.

Is hyphen the same as Dash?

Hyphens and Dashes. A hyphen joins two or more words together while a dash separates words into parenthetical statements. The two are sometimes confused because they look so similar, but their usage is different. Hyphens are not separated by spaces, while a dash has a space on either side.

How do I organize my dresser?

10 Easy Tips to Organize Your Dresser

  • Start With Empty Drawers.
  • Declutter Your Dresser.
  • Group Items by Category—and Beyond.
  • Don’t Fold Bulky Items.
  • Use Organizers to Separate Small Items.
  • Keep the Top of the Dresser Neat Too.
  • Take Advantage of Extra Drawer Space.
  • Differentiate Your Drawers.

How do you attach a dresser to the top?

How to Change a Dresser Top

  1. Open the cabinet doors or remove the drawers. Find the brackets and screws that attach the top to the dresser.
  2. Slide a utility knife between the top and the rest of the dresser.
  3. Measure the dresser top’s width and length.
  4. Set the plywood on top of the dresser.
  5. Put construction adhesive in a caulk gun.

Can you turn a dresser into a bathroom vanity?

Turn a Vintage Dresser Into a Bathroom Vanity. Customize any bathroom by using a vintage dresser or buffet instead of a builder-grade vanity. Scour thrift stores, yard sales and flea markets for a piece that is the right size for your space. You may even be able to shop your home!

How wide should a kitchen island be?

The average size of a kitchen island is about 3 by 6½ feet (1,000 by 2,000 millimeters). This would typically have a surrounding clearance zone of about 40 inches (1,000 millimeters). But an island’s size is usually determined by the distances around it, so it makes sense that larger rooms can allow for bigger islands.

Does a kitchen island have to be attached to the floor?

Some islands may not have to be attached to the floor. Smaller kitchen islands should be secured to the floor so they do not slide or tilt if someone leans or pushes against the island. If you turn a standard kitchen island base cabinet upside down, you will discover a void space about 4-inches deep.

How do you build a kitchen island?



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