Card File Ottoman

November 23rd, 2008 in blog, member junk     
dewey13 dewey13, member
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File Box Ottoman

File Box Ottoman

Photo: dewey's creations

Found this old card file in a warehouse (it was being thrown out). Added large casters and an upholstered cushion!


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: blog, member junk, furniture

Comments (21)

TinTinJunkFan writes: This is a fabulous do over! Would love to have this in my office! Great idea! Posted: 4:51 pm on June 11th
fabricsgal writes: That is a really great ottoman. I am going to keep an eye out for something similar to the file cabinet when I go to garage sales in the spring. Posted: 10:12 pm on December 17th
Junkmomma writes: Totally unique and creative- you definitely have the repurposing idea down to an art. I love it-wish it was in my living room by my old rocker.
Tabitha Posted: 10:25 pm on December 6th
bridiemurphy writes: i want it!!!!!!!!! and to think they were headed, oh, i shiver, to someplace other than into your creative hands!? amazing save...congrats. Posted: 10:46 am on December 3rd
shabbychick writes: This is awesome. I truly believe you can never have too many drawers - and right at the tip of your toes - how handy is that? I think I might hide some chocolate in there somewhere...! :)

Thaks so much for sharing - and welcome to the JunkMarket.

Kathy Posted: 9:08 am on December 2nd
Catsoky writes: I am totally jealous! Love it! Posted: 7:39 pm on November 26th
IowaJunkGypsy writes: Wow- This is great - and Candy is right about the remotes- so clever. I am making built in book shelves for our library- it would be neat to find one to put under the window seat, now wouldn't it? I'll have to keep my eyes peeled now! Posted: 1:51 pm on November 26th
piecesofthepast writes: Hmmm... I went to school with a girl by the last name of Dewey--maybe it's you! If you recognize my mug shot, give me a shout! This is a great project and so useful! Great job! Posted: 10:47 pm on November 23rd
Chovey writes: Welcome aboard the JM site! Wow! What a great cabinet! And unique, too!!!

cynthia Posted: 6:47 pm on November 23rd
suewhitney writes: Next up on "Member Showcase Sunday is Dewey13. And by the way this is the 13th comment to this post. Imagine that! Dewey13 is new to the site so I don't have any scoop to give you other than this amazing project. This one is really thinking outside the old card file drawer. Congrats on a job well done! Can't wait to see more.

Take care,
Sue Posted: 5:46 pm on November 23rd
CottageElements writes: Love anything with lots and lots of small drawers. Great project.

Lani Posted: 5:30 pm on November 23rd
byabpryor writes: That is using your noggin.. I love the multi-functional use! Posted: 11:31 am on November 23rd
Junk_Sophisticate writes: How perfect is that! Keep your remotes handy, rolled up magazines, notepad, paper, etc.

So resourceful and unique! Thanks for posting and welcome to the site.

Candy Posted: 9:21 am on November 23rd
suewhitney writes: Hey Dewey13,

Welcome to the site. This project is fantabulous and I dare say I have never seen this done before. LOVE it.

Take care,
Sue Posted: 12:36 am on November 23rd
paisleypenguin writes: Completely original idea. Great multipurpose junk! Posted: 10:38 pm on November 22nd
csudderth writes: Boy, do I love this. I'm a libarian so this is right up my alley.
Christy Posted: 9:53 pm on November 22nd
MimiToria writes: By the way, welcome to the site. Keep posting as this truly is an awesome project.
Gretchen Posted: 8:58 pm on November 22nd
MimiToria writes: Incredible redesign here! Love what you've done and very original. I have never seen this before and would welcome it in my house in a heartbeat. The compartments would be full in no time.
Thanks for sharing!
Gretchen Posted: 8:57 pm on November 22nd
catbishop writes: I love this and could really use all those little drawers right under my feet. Great job!

Cat Posted: 7:05 pm on November 22nd
LuAnn writes: What a great find and makeover. Very clever. Good Job.

LuAnn Posted: 3:30 pm on November 22nd
georgiamoon writes: Boy don't we all love these old metal file cabinets, but I have never seen one used like this...very original. Terrific job, Georgia Posted: 2:46 pm on November 22nd
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