FURNITURE LEGS - adding legs to a dresser


I found her at a yard sale and saw how much she
could benefit from a set of legs.

BEFORE                    AFTER

The BEFORE photo shows her sitting on a work platform
and she is still short in stature.



Someone had started to strip her before we found her and 
she had a large white mystery mark in the top surface. 
There is a cupboard on the top with vintage mirrored panels
doors that slide back and forth, how amazing is that!


Before adding the legs I had to add an apron around the base.


 I scavenged the wood parts I needed from this unwanted hutch.
Most of it is made of MDF but the decorative parts are solid wood.



I had to take some bits away and add some other bits to get a nice strong custom fit for the legs, as you can see in these photos.



The solid wood legs were taken from this coffee table.
The rest of the table is made of MDF ...
 






I love how she turned out with her lovely curves,
and white distressed finish.




I want my whole house to look like this!



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14 comments:

  1. ...you are such a smart lady!

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  2. She does look lovely with those sexy new legs:)

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  3. Inspired redesign--just lovely!

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  4. Everything looks great!!!!!

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  5. Beautiful legs to show the great job off, love the hardware too! MDF does belong in the burn barrel!

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  6. You're a clever cookie! It looks beautiful. Great job with the legs :)

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  7. She turned out just beautiful a one of a kind piece!!!!

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  8. just gorgeous, great job! those new legs really make the piece, the hardware is so graceful & the new color is dreamy!

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  9. Love the LEGS! I'm starting to see tables etc not for the overall shape, all the time, but the legs that I can repurpose for another project; thanks for project like YOURS!

    Visiting from Miss Mustand Seed's Linky Party Tonight, from NW Illinois.

    Smiles, Suzanne

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  10. Sandi @ Making It Homey said... This turned out so beautiful, I love the style of your piece. Great job.

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  11. What an amazing post! Thanks for sharing!! I am visiting from Not JUST A Housewife and I am a new follower!! I hope you have a great week and that I see you around soon!
    Michelle
    www.delicateconstruction.blogspot.com

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  12. It turned out fabulous. I would never have thought to put the legs on it, but I think they just make it. I am over from Rhoda's. Great blog. Hugs, Marty

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  13. The sliding mirror doors are so unusual. They make the piece even more unique. Great work!♥♫

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  14. You are an amazing rock star magician! I was searching for another furniture reimagining site and came across yours and after spending like 2 hours looking at all your posts I am in complete awe. Such amazing work you do.

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THANK YOU ALL!