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Repurposed Telephone Table

Repurposed Telephone Table

I came across this vintage telephone table at the Thrift store for $5. It actually sat in my garage for a long time because I didn't know what I wanted to do with it. A friend of mine needed some extra seating in her nursery, so I decided to turn it into an ottoman. This was a super easy DIY project.     telephone_table1     First, I had to remove the top part so that there was a flat surface to work with. I had to lightly sand the wood to remove the glossy finish. If you don't remove all gloss from the surface then the paint won't stick. I used Rustoleum's Sun Gloss to spray paint the wooden base.     telephone_table2     Next, I added 1" foam to create cushion for the seat. I used some spray fabric adhesive to glue the foam to the wood.           photo 4   Finally, I cut out my fabric and placed it on top of the foam. Then I stapled the fabric underneath all edges and trimmed off the excess.     telephone-table 5     telephone_table-6         telephone_table-main         telephone_table-7       telephone_table-8            

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