So, continuing the cabinet door caper, you will see above that Paul is at it again. This time, I hope, with the proper measurements and cuts. No, he did not have to fork over any of his hard-earned money for this wood either.
I had a 4-poster bed that I bought long before we got together, oh, probably about 30 years ago now. It was grand. A double size cherry four poster bed all for myself. It was a “free-at-last” gift to myself after I made the escape from my first marriage.
That became “our bed” when P. and I got married, and he’s been sleeping in it ever since. Recently, another bed frame has moved into the picture, and the old cherry 4-poster was scheduled for the scrap-heap.
Here’s the bed, in it’s former life. Note the headboard – which is now almost a china cabinet door.
The other night P. came in and said he’d had a brilliant idea. The headbord just may be large enough to squeeze a cabinet door out of, if he’s really lucky.
The points where he had to cut (it had scrolly cut-outs on the headboard) measured, to the millimeter, the exact length he needed for that dining room cabinet door.
So the first picture above is my former cherry bed-turned-cabinet-door, all primed once and ready for more sanding and more paint.
Who’d have thought?
Cheers for Frugality,