Refurbished Shoe Shine Box

Refurbish an old shoe shine box to keep all of your shoe maintenance supplies on one spot.

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Step 1: The Box

Find an old shoe shine box in disrepair.

Step 2: Disassemble

Disassemble and remove hardware.

Step 3: Glue

Glue cracks and broken pieces.

Step 4: Sand

Use a sander to quickly remove the finish.

Step 5: Hand Sand

Quickly hand sand the surfaces with higher grain sand paper.

Step 6: Clean

Wipe the surfaces clean with a moist rag to remove all the dust.

Step 7: Stain

Put a good coat of stain on the box inside and out.

Step 8: Polyurethane

Coat the box with polyurethane and allow to dry. Apply a second coat.

Step 9: Add Hardware

Fasten the hardware to the box.

Step 10: Complete

Fill the shoe box with supplies and oil up your boots.

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