A great idea. Plywood as a laundry room countertop. Lowes will cut to size, just rub on some danish oil. (Add a cheap rubber floor mat between the wood and metal to dampen the sound.) I like the counter top space, with a shelf above.
Creative Uses for Old Maps bookcase DIY - What a wonderful accent piece! Just cover the inside of an Old Bookshelf with Old Maps and create a focal point for your room. Maybe not a map but another poster of some kind.