How to easily makeover your old thrifted furniture into card catalog / apothecary style nightstands for your farmhouse style bedroom. With a router and card catalog hardware, we easily transformed this Ethan Allen Chest of Drawers into a Card Catalog Dresser Makeover.
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|Clamp the straight edge to router in a straight line.|
|Keep the Router level and flush against the straight edge.|
Once everything was measured and then double checked, we put the straight bit onto the router. We held the router level and kept it flush against the side of the straight edge. Without the straight edge, there is no way we would have ended up with completely straight lines.
|Step 1: Router straight lines with the Straight Bit.|
|Straight Edge cut on the left; V-Grooved Edge on the right.|
|Step 2: Clean up the edges with the V-Groove Bit.|
|Painted in General Finishes Bone White Chalk Style Paint.|
|Tops stained in General Finishes Antique Walnut Gel Stain.|
|Homemade hardware template.|