How to Make a Potting Bench From a Metal Grate

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One of my favorite things to do is to dig around in my basement and come up with things I can put together and create something new... like this beautiful potting bench.

A little bit of this and a little bit of that...

An old metal mesh door... or is it a radiator cover? I don't know but it was in the corner of my basement,  I like it.... and it works! 

How to Make an Old Door Potting Bench

An antique table that I tried to save but it didn't sell so I did the next best thing...

I cut it up and made it fit to this screen.

How to Make an Old Door Potting Bench

I attached all the pieces with screws and matching metal shelf brackets...

How to Make an Old Door Potting Bench

I added a small shelf to the top for garden tools....

How to Make an Old Door Potting Bench

How to Make an Old Door Potting Bench

It's adorable already...

How to Make an Old Door Potting Bench

but a coat of paint marries the whole thing together...

and due to the incredibly long post of photos I will be showing you the finished potting bench {here}

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  1. I love this and would definitely use it! Now to find all the necessary pieces!:) Thanks for sharing!


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