If you’re in need of storage but don’t want to go out and buy a cheap, plastic cabinet or drop a bunch of money on a nice storage cabinet, here is a great solution! This crate storage unit is both functional and a piece of unique, rustic decor. I love the way it turned out!
For this project, I used 3 wooden crates, 3 wire baskets, danish oil, wood stain, wood glue, and some screws.
STEP 1: Cover Your Crates in Danish Oil The first thing you’ll want to do for this project is apply a thick coat of Danish oil to your crates with a sponge brush. I originally tried with a paint brush, and I liked the way the sponge brush moved the oil better, so I switched.
Once you apply all sides of your crates with the oil, you’ll want to wipe the oil off with a clean rag.
STEP 2: Glue Your Crates Together Once the oil is dry, apply wood glue to ONE END of TWO of your crates, using a wooden stick. You will be pressing your crates together, so try not to use too much wood, or you’ll end up with a gloppy mess.
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