How to make a coastal-style end table out of a chair

Let's be honest: The best seat in the living room is next to an end table. It's just right for setting down a drink, a book or even your cell phone, so that spot is always the one everyone fights over.
Need the fighting to stop? This DIY project allows you to add more surface space to your living room in just a few easy steps. Check out the instructions and video to see how you can make this gorgeous coastal-style end table.
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Materials
- Chair
- Handsaw
- Sanding block
- Coral chalk paint
- Paintbrush
- Braided rope
- Hot glue gun
Instructions
1. Cut off the backrest of the chair with a handsaw.
2. Sand the newly exposed areas until they are smooth.
3. Paint the chair with coral chalk paint. Allow the paint to dry.
4. Add hot glue to the end of the braided rope and press the rope onto the front rung of the chair. Wrap the rope around the rung of the chair until the middle section of the chair rung is covered.
5. Secure the end of the rope to the rung with hot glue.
6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 on both side rungs of the chair.
7. Add braided rope below the lip of the chair seat. Secure with hot glue.
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