Topping off the window Seat

As long as we have been talking about the window seat, my dad has been tossing around this idea of using a wooden door as the top.  Like many other ideas, I didn’t understand it, but decided to let him run with it.  As always, it was the right decision.  Last weekend, my mom and brother found a solid wood door at the Covington Reuse Center for a grand price of….. $10.  After trimming the door to fit into the space, we set it in, and it looked immediately perfect- as though it had been there all along.

ImageThe window seat has turned out exactly as I pictured it.  It’s amazing what my dad has been able to do with some 2 x 4’s, a cabinet, a door, some trim, and some paint.  The window seat, as you see it below, is one of my favorite additions to the house.  The price for putting it in, including materials…

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About $60.  No question that this was money well spent.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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