Modernizing This Old Cart

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On April 7, 2015, Posted by , In Decor,DIY,Storage Solutions, With No Comments

A while back I saw the RÅSKOG utility cart and was inspired to make my own. I know… it’s just how my creative gumption works. While I was studying it’s design I came across another inspiring cart design from Ah! Now we’re really talking. There’s a picture of that inspiration piece at the end of this post. With some pine boards and some paint, I was able to completely update this old cart with more practical storage and a cool industrial design flare.

I think it turned out nicely and my wife likes it, so that’s a plus!

We could use at least 2 more of these. Now I’m on the look out for more old carts to modernize…


Here some pics from the process:

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Old Cart


1X6 Pine Common Board

1X2 Pine Common Board

Wood Stain



Pocket Hole Jig

Electric Drill

Orbital Sander

Hammered Metal Spray Paint