We found these vintage nightstands with amazing drawer fronts that resemble the ever so popular apothecary or card catalog style. We knew that we had to have them just because of that!
But they came with one downside, they were pretty short! Bummer. With some help from the circular saw, some new legs and Country Chic Paint, we were able to transform these old nightstands into an amazing one of a kind set!
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- Wood Filler / Bondo
- Tape Measure
- Circular Saw
- Straight Wood Board
- Nail Gun
- 1 1/2″ Brad Nails
- Orbital Sander
- 220 Grit Orbital Sandpaper
- 3/4″ Plywood
- Leg Plates
- Country Chic Paint in Liquorice
- Varethane Polyurethane
- Label Pulls
We started out by cutting the bottom portion of the trim to get rid of the curves. We wanted a straight clean look, plus, the way we wanted to add legs wouldn’t work with the curved trim.
We needed something to attach our new legs to, so once we had fresh new straight trim, we added 3/4″ plywood to the bottom of each nightstand.
This also helped give us back some of the height that we took off in the first step. Once the wood was attached, we sanded the edges smooth with our orbital sander.