Monday, July 12, 2010
Rethink a tired piece of furniture. Turn an old bookcase on its side to transform it into a clean-lined storage unit. First repair the frame by stabilizing it with screws, filling scratches with putty, and painting it a high-gloss white. Next, install three long partitions and two small shelves to create interesting storage nooks. Then, remove the back of the unit and base. Finally, prop the unit on legs made from threaded metal flanges and pipes.