Salvaged Chair Legs Become a Gorgeous Bench

broken-chair-curvy-legs

When Sara of Thrifty Treasures found a broken chair with two legs missing on the curb, she had no idea she’d discover it’s twin a few months later!  With four legs between the two chairs that were in fairly good condition, Sara decided to repurpose them for another piece of furniture.

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Dumpster Bench Gets a New Look With Chevron

Nicer Than New laminate upholstered storage bench

“My husband’s friend did did not want to admit he pulled this bench for his condo’s dumpster,” laughs Joan at Nicer Than New.  He brought it to Joan for a makeover, but it took some prodding to get him to admit where he’d found it.

Nicer Than New laminate upholstered storage bench

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Tossed Sewing Bench Gets a New Lease on Life

Eve of Reduction sewing bench before

Over at Eve of Reduction, Cristin tells us, “My neighbor tipped me off that he was throwing some stuff out. So like the discreet garbage picker I am, I walked over to his curb at 11PM with a flashlight.”  She was delighted to discover this sturdy sewing bench with a handy storage compartment.

Eve of Reduction sewing bench before

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Cleaning Up a Bench with Character

This That & Life bench before

When a family member spotted this bench on the side of the road and brought it to Anneke to rescue, it had loads of character….and BUGS!  ”As awesome as the seat was, it was damaged by larvae and bugs of some kind. Ewww, gross, and NO thank you!” exclaims Anneke at her blog, This, That & Life.

This That & Life bench before

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Dresser to Chest Transformation

Unexpected Transformations dresser before

This old, beat up dresser was one that Annie’s husband was ready to toss in the burn pile.  Despite the missing drawer and peeling veneer, Annie was sure it could be salvaged, and she blogged about it at Unexpected Transformations.

Unexpected Transformations dresser before

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Updating a Country Bench

Thrifty Treasures bench before

Most Roadkill Rescuers would agree, it’s hard to pass by anything made of solid wood.  So you’ll understand completely why Sara from Thrifty Treasures had to bring home this sad little bench she found.

Thrifty Treasures bench before

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Quick Refresh of an Old Bench

The 36th Avenue bench before

“Hopefully this bench makeover inspires you to look at your own furniture with new eyes, and before you go out looking for a new piece, you consider giving what you have a new look,” says Desiree from The 36th Avenue, referring to this wicker bench.

The 36th Avenue bench before

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A Dash of Coco bench before

Coco keeps track of her projects at A Dash of Coco.  When she spotted this bench on her neighbors’ curb, she was torn.  It’s the dilemma of many a roadkill rescuer when faced with neighborhood roadkill:  grab it and run, or ask for permission to turn their junk into something fabulous?  In Coco’s case, she went and asked for it, and they neighbors were beyond thrilled to let it enjoy a new life at her house.  Hooray!

A Dash of Coco bench before

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