Make Old New Again With These 5 Creative Projects

Make Old New Again With These 5 Creative Projects - Flickr

You'd be surprised what you can make out of the junk in your garage.

Get creative with one of these clever repurposed projects to keep your bank balance healthy and to be kind to the planet, preventing excess waste.

1. Convert an old door into a coffee table
1. Convert an old door into a coffee table
Handyman Magazine

Decorate on a budget by turning a door into a modern coffee table with storage.

2. Overhaul a pallet into a rustic kitchen trolley
Handyman reader Damien Kelly used reclaimed timber to build this useful trolley.
Handyman Magazine

Create a handy kitchen trolley out of an old hardwood pallet and other spare timber pieces. You'll be saving cash and trees, it's a win-win.

3. Refresh chairs with a coat of paint for a fun new look
 3. Refresh chairs with a coat of paint for a fun new look
Handyman Magazine

Use simple paint finishes and repurposing techniques to give old timber pieces contemporary style.

4. Makeover the garden using old pallets
4. Makeover the garden using old pallets
Family Handyman

Vertical pallet gardens are easy to make and don’t require much maintenance, making them a great DIY project for newbies.

5. Transform a surfboard into a seat
5. Transform a surfboard into a seat
Handyman Magazine

Handyman reader Geoff Pearce turned an old piece of sporting equipment into a handy and unique outdoor bench.

 
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