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Picture of lady of shallot
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A month or so ago, DD found this old wood desk insert on the wood pile at our town transfer station. DGS dug it out for us and I somehow ended up with it.

After a great deal of pondering the best use this could be put to I decided to use it in my new computer space. It was missing one of the small drawer sections with the decorative edge. For this use I removed the three drawers and the remaining decorative edged drawer. I scrubbed and painted it.

This will be very useful for small containers of jewelry and office supplies.

 
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At one time it would have been placed like this, which is a similar unit in my grandmother's desk.

 
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Free is good and you have given it new life. Thanks for the lower picture, that is what I was trying to picture. The little "books" on either side of the little door pull out to hold envelopes or trinkets I'm guessing. I have a slant front desk with similar insides.

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The little "books" on either side of the little door pull out to hold envelopes or trinkets


I use them for mad money I want to save or for any foreign coins and bills I have in hopes of re-visiting their countries!
 
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lol, yes "mad money" though now I think of it more as break from the day to day money. Permission to enjoy a day or afternoon.
 
Posts: 3240 | Location: New England, U.S.A. | Registered: May 21, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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What a great idea!
 
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Nice job! You can always use extra shelves Smile


Read about my eclectic ways of recycling:
http://trashcollector.blogspot.com
 
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I ride my bike in my neighborhood every night and I am amazed at what is put out to the street as trash or for free. Last week a beautiful couch in perfect condition and two days later at another home a dining room set, nice wood and in nice shape. I wish I had a dh who liked to bring this stuff home and re purpose. I could run a furniture store in a week!


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