How To Upcycle Cheap Chests?

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Q: I recently moved, and my landlord left three of these drawer chests in my apartment and told me to keep them as he didn't know what to do with them. I normally strip and stain any furniture I have to match everything else, in Minwax Onyx. These chests are MDF and have a plastic laminate over them.

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I was hoping someone would could give me some DIY suggestions on how I could revive these to give them an industrial vibe.

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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and children in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.