Introduction: Upcycle a Metal Locker
Check out my Youtube video for this easy project on converting a metal locker into a great storage solution for our daughter's bedroom.
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Step 1: Found an Old Metal Locker
We found an old metal locker at a flea market in our area. Got a great deal @ $20.00.
Step 2: Locker Was in Pretty Good Shape
It only had minor rust damage, but nothing too serious
Step 3: A Great Find!
The locker is 6'6"h X 15"w X 18"D
Step 4: Sanding
Decided to use 60 grit sand paper and my orbital sander.
Step 5: More Sanding
Took about 30 minutes to do.
Step 6: More Sanding...
What i couldn't hit with the sander i did myself with a piece of 80 grit
Step 7: Paint!
Took it outside and used 4 cans of "grape" spray paint from the big box store. easy!
Step 8: Added the Bling
My wife hit it with one can of glitter paint.
Step 9: The Color Pops!
Step 10: Let It Dry
kept it outside to dry for a few hours.
Step 11: Done!
Super Easy project that has turned into a great storage solution!
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