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My First Restoration Project

ChadBaker
Budding Contributor

My First Restoration Project

17 and I have no experience with this stuff but I thought I’d give it a go. My bedroom is “Hamptons” beach inspired and wanted an accent chair and this caught my attention. How’d I do? B3023F7F-0682-4A6C-BBC1-A48101566DD4.jpegBefore

 

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AnitaH25
Junior Contributor

Re: My First Restoration Project

Well done, you did a great job.
Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Re: My First Restoration Project

Well done @ChadBaker. Looks like you did a fantastic job. Many thanks for sharing the project with us. We look forward to seeing more of your handiwork soon.

 

Let me also extend a very warm welcome to Workshop. You'll find lots of helpful advice and inspiration for your projects from our members. Feel free to post anytime you need assistance or have a project to share.

 

Jason

 

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ChadBaker
Budding Contributor

Re: My First Restoration Project

Thank you @Jason

r23on
Experienced Contributor

Re: My First Restoration Project

Great job. It looks like you spent sometime on it. What is your next project?

ChadBaker
Budding Contributor

Re: My First Restoration Project

It took me about 5 days. And I plan to make a new wardrobe from an old one I found in the shed, I’ll start this week sometime. 

r23on
Experienced Contributor

Re: My First Restoration Project

Hi Chad

Its great to see someone of your age taking on projects like these. Its a lot of hard work and a great deal of satifaction at the end.

This was my first rebuild/restoration I did sometime ago which had taken me 4 months to complete. 

 

crystal2.JPGThis is what it looked like when I got itcrystal3.JPGThe doors took the most about of time, all the frame work had to be cut and fitted followed by the glasscrystal4.JPGFinished job

ChadBaker
Budding Contributor

Re: My First Restoration Project

You did an amazing job, maybe one day I will create something which involves that amount of skill.

r23on
Experienced Contributor

Re: My First Restoration Project

Chad

If we put brick walls in front of us we will never climb over them. Skill is something we develop over time I have 50 years on you and still I am learning. The best way to learn is do it and learn from your mistakes

ChadBaker
Budding Contributor

Re: My First Restoration Project

Definitely, I always tell myself that I can only learn from mistakes and not to let them discourage me. 

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