DIY Vintage Crutches Shelf

DIY Vintage Crutches Shelf

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DIY Vintage Crutches Shelf

You don’t see a lot of wooden crutches being used today but that doesn’t mean there aren’t lots sitting around unloved and unused. Most new crutches today are made from aluminum – they’re lighter and cheaper to produce than timber crutches. In this project Mamie Jane shows you how you can turn trash into treasure with a bit of creativity.

DIY Vintage Crutches Shelf

She has a great idea of upcycling old wooden crutches into vintage style shelving! The materials she used are cheap and easy to find, and it only took her a few hours to finish the project.

If old wooden crutches are hard to find in your area, and you don’t want to spend a lot of money buying a set online, you’ll find that an old folding ladder will also give you similar result.

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You’ll need these materials:

  • 2 Old Crutches
  • Hinge
  • Wood Planks – for shelving
  • Paint
  • Wood Coat

And these tools:

  • Saw
  • Drill

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Thanks to Mamie Janes for this great project. You can get step by step instructions here

If you liked this project, you will also like viewing these bookcase ideas…