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Old 11-02-2013, 09:36 AM   #1
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Window seat conversion

House projects never stop and I thought I might share my recent one:

I had these built in cabinets in a room that really didn't have anything else in it. It was too small to put a dining table as-is without looking totally cramped.

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I started removing them and built a frame for a seat.

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With a coat of paint

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And then with a table that wouldn't fit before

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It is a much more useful area now and the table basically is tucked away. A very simple, yet rewarding project.


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Old 11-02-2013, 02:09 PM   #2
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very nice........!

did u ever consider hinging the seat to use for storage underneath ?
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Old 11-06-2013, 04:02 PM   #3
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Very cool. Do you have your own router?
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Old 11-08-2013, 08:45 PM   #4
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I was considering putting a hinge on it and making it storage because I was losing some storage. I realized that it really wouldn't provide much storage and would rather have something fixed.

I wish I had my own router, but I have a friend who is remodeling his house to borrow any tool from. However, I am starting to acquire tools the more things I do. I just need a garage fore everything.
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Old 05-28-2014, 08:42 AM   #5
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I think you have properly utilized complete area and make it a better place to live.
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