Door As Inexpensive Table

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Doors make great tables. I take discarded doors from the town dump and bring them home to use as tables for a garden work table. I take the 5 gallon buckets that cat food or litter sells in, and turn them over to use as the legs of the table. It usually takes 6 buckets per door to make a sturdy table.


Remove all the dead bolts and hinges so you have a flat surface. The storm doors are much heavier to carry, but they are great for the 4 seasons we have in Maine. The lighter indoor doors are great extra tables for yard sales or craft space in the garage. For higher legs, use wooden saw horses.

By Live Again from Wiscasset, ME

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November 12, 20050 found this helpful

What a GREAT idea!!! What people don't think of! It's always nice to have some extra tables for yard sales because there's never enough room on just a couple to put everything! I shall have to try that sometime! Thank you!

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