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How To Give a File Cabinet a Makeover

Beautify a metal file cabinet with bead board and wood veneer. This one's been stained green and finished with a striated effect to fit a country French home office.

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  • construction adhesive
  • wood stain
  • drawer pulls and hardware
  • beadboard
  • adhesive-backed iron-on veneer
  • iron-on veneer trim
  • bricks


  • drill
  • screwdriver
  • iron
  • sandpaper
  • tack cloth