Card Catalogue Side Table Renovation

Card Catalogue Side Table Renovation

Mar 6, 2016

From: The Idea Room

By: Amy Huntley

A year ago, my friend Mandi from Vintage Revivals, found me a beat up library card catalog at the thrift store for $15. $15!! I had been looking for one for a LONG time. They sure are hard to come by … unless you want to pay an arm and a leg for one.  So I was super excited!

So I decided to take the legs off and pull it apart and turn it into a side table. We were shocked at how many layers this baby had.  There were seriously three layers of wood, two of which were unnecessary to what we wanted.

We got rid of them which helped get rid of the massive weight of card table. We put the card catalog back together and got it ready to paint.  There were parts of the card catalog that are not real wood so we decided that painting it was going to be our best bet!

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