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DIY TV Shelves: Transform Your Television Into Something Useful
Posted By Lea Stewart On April 22, 2011 @ 4:38 pm In Design,DIY,Green Furniture,Innovation | 3 Comments
It’s a well-known fact that the rapid pace of technological progress results in a tremendous amount of outdated computers, TV’s and other electronics , so we love to see creative solutions for repurposing e-waste . Answering a challenge from ReadyMade magazine , Julie Brzezinski created these clever DIY storage units from old boob tubes. Her stack of TV shelves makes a great showcase for displaying shoes, books, and other decorative items.
A master of tinkering with vintage wares, Brzezinski made a step by step guide  to creating a sturdy stacked cabinet using television frames. Remember to be careful when extracting the TV guts — especially CRTs — as they can contains large amounts of lead. Also be sure to check your local area for take-back programs or other electronics recycling  options to ensure proper disposal of the parts.
Via ReadyMade 
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URLs in this post:
 outdated computers, TV’s and other electronics: http://inhabitat.com/chris-jordan-creates-beauty-from-e-waste/
 e-waste: http://inhabitat.com/electronics-recycling-101-five-charities-that-accept-old-electronics/
 ReadyMade magazine: http://www.readymade.com/projects/rm100_tv_shelf
 step by step guide: http://www.readymade.com/projects/tv_shelf/next_step#steps
 electronics recycling: http://inhabitat.com/electronics-recycling-101-the-problem-with-e-waste/
 + Julie Brzezinski: http://www.etsy.com/shop/juliebrzez
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