Author Options:

Any ideas what to build with large tea chests? Answered

I have got five large tea chests which I would like to transform into something but have got no ideas. Any suggestions are very welcome, thank you.

4 Replies

acidbass (author)2010-07-18

you could always turn them into an entertainment center, stylish seating (seating with storage is the best), you could make a cabinet(without destroying them), floating storage boxes(they would also look really awesome on a wall you would have a 3d art self) oh i forgot with the seatign if you line them up so they look like a bench you can put it near the entrance of your home (on the inside) and visitors and your family can put their shoes inside.

Select as Best AnswerUndo Best Answer

rickharris (author)2010-07-18

Animal home - kennel, hutch Raised bed Storage Dolls Houses Play houses for the kids Garage for your bikes paint, line with polythene make water butts or water feature for the garden Keep tea in them Animal trap (see various instructables

Select as Best AnswerUndo Best Answer

Gorfram (author)2010-07-17

Large like 100 x 50 x 50 cm? And do they have lids? (If so, are the lids hinged?)

- Supports for raised platfom bed
- Put shelves in & use for bookcases
- Use two on end, plus one large board, to create a desk
- All the outdoor furniture you'll ever need
- Stack (securing together) to make a storage-rich room divider
- Stack & secure in stairsteps to make a pseudo Japanese step tansu:

Select as Best AnswerUndo Best Answer

lemonie (author)2010-07-17

Garden-planters/raised-beds, grow potatoes.


Select as Best AnswerUndo Best Answer