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DRAGGAN cart facelift – from rusty to fresh new look



Here?s another makeover of an old IKEA item at home. In this case, I am refurbishing an old DRAGGAN cart that got rusty over time. It?s a very easy hack that embellishes perfectly a corner of my dining room as it provides some quick-access storage.

Before starting, the shelves were all rusty and had definitely seen better days so, making new shelves was a no-brainer. Since my dining area has a slight ?Industrial? flavor, I thought the well-known black frame plus wooden shelves combo would be a sure win to fit within the area theme.

This was the sad before …

Related: IKEA bar cart hack (That?s not the usual gold & marble)

Ikea items used: 

DRAGGAN Trolley

Other materials and tools:

Two 1000x100x5mm balsa-wood (length x width x thickness) (Plywood is also a nice alternative)18x built-in nail cable-clips (inner diameter 10mm)1x primer spray for steel (500ml)1x Matt-black spray (500ml)Oak tint varnish (oil can also work)Grades 200, 400, 600, 800 and 1000 sandpaperSome masking tape (for the screws)Wood glue (CA is optional)Xacto knife20mm paintbrush
Steps for DRAGGAN cart facelift:

The frame:

Disassemble the entire DRAGGAN cart by removing the 18 screws.

Take out the wheels.

You won?t need the shelves for this hack. In my case, they were very rusty and hard to recover so I threw them away.

Sand the entire frame with a grade 400 sandpaper to remove the coating and enable the primer to stic...
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