She Didn’t Need This Old End Table, So She Flipped It Over To Make It Something Better!

It’s easy for most of us to just dump away old stuff into the trash

bin,  thinking that we can no longer make use of them in any possible way. But when you think about it, there are actually tons of things that we can do with them. In this article, we will let you see how we can re-purpose an old table and transform it into an amazing dog bed. Follow the steps below:

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #1

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #1
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Remove any objects in the drawer and clean the table to remove the dust and dirt.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #2

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #2

Flip the table down with the surface part at the base. By doing so, you will be able to easily picture out how you are going to repurpose the table into a dog table.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #3

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #3

Pull out the drawer of the old table that you will repurpose. Without the drawer, the weight of the table will be much lighter, and you will be able to easily move the table as you want.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #4

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #4

Remove every single accessory designed on your old table, including the handles, screws, and any other furniture accessories. Basically, remove everything that will not be necessary for transforming the old table that you plan to repurpose.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #5

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #5

Then, flip the drawer of the old table that you will repurpose, which you pulled out awhile ago, and put the drawer back to its hole with its concave part facing upwards.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #6

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #6

Measure the new surface of the flipped table that you are going to repurpose and draw lines on a piece of MDF with the measurement that you have.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #7

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #7

Cut the MDF board following the lines that you drew a while ago. For easy cutting, use a wood cutting tool like those of Bosch’s. They can give smooth cut finish on the table that you will repurpose.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #8

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #8

After cutting, try to put the MDF board on the surface of the old table that you are going to repurpose. After making sure that the fit is just right, flip the board and apply glue on its edges.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #9

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #9

With the glue on the edges, put the MDF board on the surface of the old table that you are planning to repurpose. This is will be the base of the bed.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #10

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #10

Measure the sides of the old table that you will repurpose. Then, cut a piece of timber into four slices, following the length of the table’s sides.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #11

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #11

Then, put the slices of timber between the legs of the table that you are planning to repurpose. With the rectangular shape of the table, there should be two pairs of slices with the same length.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #12

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #12

Make sure that the fit of the slices of timber is just right for each side of the old table that you plan to repurpose. Use glue to secure them in place.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #13

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #13

Give the whole table a quick sanding. Make sure that each part of the table that you will repurpose is smooth. You don’t want your little pooch to get cuts from the wood.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #14

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #14

And by each part, we mean every single part of the table that you plan to repurpose, including all of its legs. You can simply use a piece of sandpaper to do the work.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #15

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #15

Then, coat the old table that you will repurpose with a stain blocker. Stain blockers usually come in the spray containers for easy coating. After, coat a quick dry paint sprayer over the stain blocker.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #16

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #16

Even with the coat of a quick dry paint, you would still want to make sure that the base coat is dry. So, wait for another few minutes for the old table to dry. Make sure that this repurpose project becomes a seamless success.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #17

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #17

After making sure that the base coat is dry, you can start adding other colors of paint to the table that you will repurpose. You can also make color patterns to make this dog bed attractive.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #18

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #18

On the previous step, a line of masking tape is arranged on the sides of the bed, and the tapes in between are stripped off to create evenly straight lines. Using circle stickers is also ideal to create dots on the table that you will repurpose.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #19

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #19

Then, spray a coat of paint on the table that you will repurpose. You can use any colors of paint. Here, we use black paint to match the white base paint color.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #20

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #20

Once the whole table that you will repurpose is dry, strip off the masking tapes and stickers that you have arranged a while ago.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #21

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #21

For the headboard of the table that you will repurpose, use a picture frame that has the same size as the table’s width.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #22

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #22

Take the wood from the frame and create some kind of art. Here, a bone shape is drawn on the wood with the dog’s toy as the reference. This will make this DIY project of table repurpose more attractive.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #23

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #23

Following the color of the toy, the bone shape drawing is colored with red. Make sure that you keep the drawing as clean as possible for the table-made-into-dog-bed DIY project. Trust me, to repurpose something for your beloved pooch is always worthwhile. Read on and see how awesome the result gets.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #24

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #24

To create the polka dots, use one of your fingers to dab the white dots over the red paint on the headboard of the table that you are going to repurpose.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #25

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #25

Using a glue gun, glue some beads on the sides of the frame to make the overall look of this DIY table repurpose project more eye-catching.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #26

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #26

After, make sure the paint, as well as the glued beads on the frame, is dry. Once dry, put the frame’s painted wood back to its place to complete this DIY table repurpose project.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #27

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #27

Put the frame on the bed’s headboard. Secure it using a hot glue gun. This will complete the look of this DIY table repurpose project

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #28

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #28

Complete the whole image of your DIY table repurpose project by adding accessories on the legs of the table. Here, painted round door knobs are used to design the end of the legs.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #29

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #29

Then, put your dog’s pillow on the base of the DIY table-transformed-to-dog-bed repurpose project. Make sure the pillow fits just right with the size of the dog bed.

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How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #30

How to Repurpose an Old Table: Step #30

And that’s it! Your DIY repurpose project is complete. Your adorable little pooch will surely love it. Make sure you keep it clean and pretty.

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