From NZ Gardener magazine
Rose Hughes upcycles old doors into a splendidly useful shed.
You will need: 4 old doors – same size but they don’t need to match, Off cuts of timber/ply, Decorative moulding, 4 x L corner brackets 50mm x 50mm x 20mm (interior), 4 x L brackets 75mm x 75mm x 20mm (exterior), Various sizes of screws/nails, Corrugated iron and top flashing, 2m - 90mm x 45mm treated pine for roof trusses, Drop saw/jig saw/circular saw, Sander and sandpaper, Hammer/nail punch, Wood glue, Drill, wood bits, metal bits and screwdriver, Masking tape, Quick Dry Primer and top coat in your choice of colour.
Cost: $150, not including the doors and paint
The approach to this upcycling project will very much depend on the doors you have and their condition. I found a set of four old folding garage doors. Once I had worked out how they would fit together I needed to add additional width to the “door” panel. I also added a window and decorative moulding.
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