How to turn a pair of crates into a stylish ottoman

If you need a place to put your feet up and store a blanket or two, then you should definitely consider making your very own ottoman. It sounds like a tough job but it's actually quite easy!
If you don't believe me, just follow these instructions and then give the video a watch and you will see.
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Materials
- Two wood crates
- Painters tape
- Sander
- Drill
- 3/4 inch plywood
- Fabric
- Foam
- Clamp
- Stapler
Instructions
1. Using a power sander, take two crates and sand all surfaces. Repeat sanding process on the 3/4 quarter inch plywood.
2. Using white paint, paint the two crates and the piece of plywood. Allow paint to fully dry.
3. Lay out your piece of fabric with the unfinished side facing up, followed by laying the down the foam and then your piece of plywood.
4. Take all four corners of the fabric and lift them up over onto the plywood and staple. Staple the fabric all around the plywood.
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5. Stack the two crates on top of each other making sure the openings are facing the same way. Using your drill attach the two crates together.
6. Place your padded cover over top and style your ottoman to suit your space.
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