Monday, July 18, 2011

DIY: wooden storage boxes

FINALLY I finished the boxes I have been working on for a month or so now. Took much longer than I expected but I am totally pleased with the result. Not sure if I would do it the same next time as it cost more money than I wanted to spend. I might spend more time looking for wood boxes that would fit in the shelving. 

1. pick out wood and cut it on a table saw to the dimensions you want

2. screw wood pieces together (this was tough)

3. fill screw holes with wood filler (and any other dents/scratches you might have)

4. sand wood filler down (basically like muding and sanding drywall) repeat 3 & 4 as necessary

5. paint boxes (let dry completely)

6. paint chalkboard paint on box as desired
 Remember the before...

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