When my place of employment moved buildings 5 years ago, we cleaned out an overstocked warehouse and discovered an old library card catalog. The company was going to throw this gem out, so I snatched it up and brought it home. It looked great and we got tons of compliments on the piece, but it was not very useful.
Then an idea hit me! I needed to create a faux front and make the inside into shelves so the piece can be useful. My father, the master DIY-er, agreed. He came up for a weekend and we nearly completed the project. The photos below chronicle the progress:
and getting to the after:
This is my favorite project and the one I am most proud of-what’s yours?