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Structo Keepsake Box Roller Skate Truck

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I started this truck with a vintage Structo truck cab I was lucky enough to run across. I built a false floor brace to mount it to the roller skate (old Chicago brand). I matched it up with a heavy...

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Repurposed First Aid Wall / Jewelry Organizer

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I ran across this large, vintage desk drawer that I knew would be the perfect frame for something to hang on the wall.

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Repurposed Silverware Box

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I love old silverware boxes. This one is done with acrylic paint and I draw the paisley freehand with DecoColor paint pens, extra fine tip. Yes, it takes a while, but it's very therapeutic for me...

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Domino's SecondHandLogos.com GadgetSponge Repurposed Sign Community Birdhouse

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Here's the completed repurposed community birdhouse I made in association with Domino's Corporate (SecondHandLogos.com).

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Repurposed Roller Skate Truck No. 10: Double-Axle Heavy Hauler

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I've actually been working on this one off and on for several months now.

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Repurposed Chrome Flour Pod Birdhouse

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My wife found this great retro chrome kitchen flour canister while we were out junkin' a few weeks ago.

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Wine box from pallet wood, spindle and tree branch vase

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This is a wine box or trug as I like to call it.  Made from reclaimed pallet wood and an old staircase spindle.  Painted, distressed and stained.  The vase holds a tree branch with...

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Edgemont Tin & Film Storage Box Metal Birdhouse

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I always love getting my hands on vintage metal tins. That's the way this custom piece started. Once I found this vintage silverplate casserole lid for the "roof", I had to find a good base. This...

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Stained Glass Lantern Upcycled Light Fixture Birdhouse

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This is my first birdhouse that incorporates stained glass.  I hope to make some more exploring ways to use stained glass in the near future.  This one started as a housing box for a...

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Upcycled Roller Skates Robot Keepsake Box Truck

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It was really fun putting this one together.  An old cake/candy box tin was used for the back and I added the pull knob on top to be able to use it to store things in it.  A copper plate...

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Vinegar Painted Box

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I've always loved painting furniture and love to study the techniques people use to turn junk into treasures. One of the best things I treated myself to was a class on Vinegar Painting with Bill...

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Money Box

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Cleaned out a desk drawer and found some foreign currency brought back from my son's world travels...not worth enough to exchange back into US$ so grabbed the modge podge and a wooden tea box...

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Finally Finished Junk Swap Project

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Well it took 4 days (I've decided that I am not a fan of having to wait on paint to dry!)  but I finally finished my junk swap project.  I'm happy how it turned out. I think this would...

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Reclaimed box clocks

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These lightweight & easy to make clocks are made from heavyweight chipboard boxes that were used by my local school system to transport VHS tapes between the libraries.  When they started...

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Box Art

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Many of you know I'm a jewelry designer, that took a few years off, regrouped and am now back doing this creative work again. So after posting a photo of my new collection of pendants one of the Junk Market members actually purchased my first piece of this new venture. I decided to make her a special little box to ship the pendant in. Here's what I came up with.

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