Hi there. Join Grillo Designs on Instagram and Pinterest to keep up with our latest posts and ideas. If you’re on Facebook, why not join our Home decorating, Upcycling and DIY group too – inspiration is guaranteed!
Submitted by: William Claypool
I deconstructed the dresser first, removing the top and using it as the bench seat.
I then took the drawers I removed, broke them down and ripped them on the table saw to 2″ widths and that’s what I made the seat backs out of.
The top rails were also made from the dresser drawer left overs
Everything on this project was made from the old dresser.
This was also my first attempt at chalk paint. I made my own using the VALSPAR furniture paint. Mixture was 3/4 cup calcium carbonate dissolved in water to smooth consistency to 3 cups paint (24 ounces)..
This is the finished product!
To see more of Williams designs, please visit his Facebook page Franken-Furniture Designs
I have been restoring different items for a while now. I just recently though jumped into repurposing furniture.
To see more projects from our group members, click here.. To see Grillo Designs DIY projects, click here. . If you have any questions for William, please feel free to leave a comment below! And don’t forget to save images to PINTEREST if you want to give this a go!