Convert a 1930's steamer trunk to a coffee table
Step 1: Remove damage covering
Strip the old damaged covering to reveal woodworm.
Step 2: Re-build from scratch
Rebuild the external frame to the original dimensions from scratch, in 7mm plywood. Then cover in .9 mm aluminium sheet. Drilled and riveted directly into the ply.
Step 3: Finish off
Add the original hinges and other hardware and polish. Requires a final polish. Before I started this "restoration" I had no tools now I have heaps! Tin snips, drills, angle grinder, Jigsaw, hand saw, rivet gun, polisher etc.