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HGTV storage table ottoman

Posted by lora03 (My Page) on
Fri, Aug 26, 05 at 13:18

I saw an amazing storage ottoman on HGTV episode dsc911 of Designer's Challenge on 8/24. Can anyone instruct me on how to make this oversized storage ottoman with 4 individual openings on top? My husband & I are handy, but are not sure of the best way to attempt this project, especially what to use to sit the lids on. The photo looks like a light or painted wood with nice clean lines.Help anyone?? thanks


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RE: HGTV storage table ottoman

Sorry this probably won't help much. DH & I made a footstool/storage box out of an old bureau drawer. For the top,we made an insert out of plywood, added padding and upholstery. We bought 4 short screw-on legs for it.


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RE: HGTV storage table ottoman

Hi,

Is this what you're looking for?
We are going to make one very soon, can't wait!

Here is a link that might be useful: storage ottoman


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RE: HGTV storage table ottoman

this is the link to how to for the ottoman u r looking 4

http://www.hgtv.com/dc-furniture-ottomans/build-a-storage-ottoman/index.html


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RE: HGTV storage table ottoman

I saw something similiar about ottomans on hgtv. Here's where you can find it:

www.hgtv.com/decorating/oh-the-ottoman/index.html


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RE: HGTV storage table ottoman

Not exactly what you are looking for but I used the plans from this storage ottoman to build more of a storage container by increasing the size: http://www.workbenchmagazine.com/main/pdf/wb295-ottoman.pdf

I used 1/2" oak finished plywood, a few old hinges and and a handle on the front for accent. Finished it off with 3 coats of a stain/urethane combo, sanding with a 320 between coats. To stop the lid from slamming I used clear square stops and I also used them on the bottom of the legs so it doesn't scratch the hardwood. Did this all with a circular saw and a manual hand saw for the smaller pieces.

Image of finished product: http://yfrog.com/0wdscn0863j

BigFace


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