An old dresser + paint + a top of your choice + hooks on the side + paper towel roll = A KITCHEN ISLAND!!
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This gets rid of brush marks when added to latex paint for a factory smooth finish on painted cabinets, furniture, etc.
Before updating or touching up a chair or small, lightweight table, elevate it over the work surface by gently tapping a nail into the bottom of each leg. The legs will get better air circulation for drying and won't stick to the surface.