Find use for unused kitchen cabinet doors?

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Find use for unused kitchen cabinet doors?

Post: # 231772Post Lilyfae
Thu May 12, 2011 12:24 pm

The guy we bought our house from was a real shoddy diyer who tried to maximise his profit from the sale by pretending he had installed a new kitchen, when he had just changed the doors ( we got him to drop)
after rooting around in the garage alongside a windsailing board (!) I have found 3 or 4 cabinet doors still in the packaging from b&q since then I've been at a loss of what to do with them

After sitting in the garage for 18 months they wouldn't be any good to pass on for someone else to put jn their kitchen but In interest of reusing/repurposing I was wondering if there was any use I could put them to? - particularly garden- related if possible!

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Post: # 231775Post MKG
Thu May 12, 2011 12:31 pm

I can't think of anything immediately, Lilyfae - but I'll guarantee that the day after you give up and throw them out, YOU will :iconbiggrin:

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Post: # 231790Post sarahturner
Thu May 12, 2011 2:29 pm

You could use them to make the sides of a coldframe and get some perspex to glaze the top?!

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Post: # 231796Post Keaniebean
Thu May 12, 2011 2:43 pm

Or you could slice them in half, hinge them together to make a mini raised bed or herb planter :iconbiggrin:
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Post: # 231798Post Annpan
Thu May 12, 2011 3:07 pm

I've seen trays and chalkboards made from old kitchen cabinet doors.... depends on the style though I guess....

You could always freecycle them if you can't think of anything else to do with them :mrgreen:
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Post: # 231806Post Lilyfae
Thu May 12, 2011 4:41 pm

Keaniebean wrote:Or you could slice them in half, hinge them together to make a mini raised bed or herb planter :iconbiggrin:

Thanks for the ideas - I especially like this one keaniebean as I am looking to build some raised beds

Thanks everyone

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Post: # 231827Post cocobelle
Thu May 12, 2011 9:08 pm

Yes I would use them in the garden some how if you're not bothered about them getting ruined. I've got so much that needs to be reused but it's also finding the time to revamp it.
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