kitchen banquette bench

a kitchen banquette {painting}

Spring break is over and after spending some time in warmer weather I’m ready to get back to work on my banquette. After cutting, sanding and filling it is now time to paint. I knew I would be painting this piece white to match the rest of my kitchen.  I first added a sheet of plastic…

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a kitchen banquette {filling and sanding}

Now that my tv unit has been chopped up it is time to start recreating it. The first step in turning it into a kitchen banquette bench is filling up any holes left by nail and screws, and then sanding it all down. Giving the entire piece an allover sanding will help the primer grab…

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a kitchen banquette {cutting up the entertainment unit}

So the day finally came to put all my ideas and plans into action. My tv entertainment unit was empty, the doors and shelves were all removed. For old times sake I even dusted and cleaned it off. My brother showed up with some tools and we got to work.  We would be removing the…

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a kitchen banquette {double checking the measurements}

Before I started taking apart my television entertainment unit in order to turn it into a bench I took some measurements. About 10 times. I needed to make absolutely sure it was the right width, depth and height to make the conversion of the bottom section into a bench. The plan was to cut the…

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a kitchen banquette bench {planning it out}

A while back I shared with you some images and ideas I had for a kitchen banquette bench. My eat in kitchen is large enough for my round kitchen table and 5 chairs. Even though we have the room for it I haven’t been too happy with the layout for a while. First of all…

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