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.
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
- Wood Planks – for shelving
- Wood Coat
And these tools:
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Thanks to Mamie Janes for this great project. You can get step by step instructions here…
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