To paint over ANY surface, without sanding, use a product called ‘ESP Easy Surface Prep’, available at hardware and paint shops. Wipe on, wipe off and paint in 90 minutes. Works well over enamel paint , without having to sand. SAVES HOURS of work. It was recommended to me by a professional painter. @ Do it Yourself Home Ideas
This lady tells you how to redo furniture WITHOUT sanding or anything! And she swears by benjamin moore ironclad latex low lustre metal and wood enamel. Also she uses cheap foam rollers from walmart and cheap foam brushes from hobby lobby. First, Cut in the trim and angles with the foam brush then roll on the paint with the roller.
This stylish checkered coffee table makeover was done without paint or stain! All you need is some steel wool. From @Jamie Dorobek [C.R.A.F.T.].
Aged Wood: Soak steel wool in apple cider vinegar, rub down new wood with the soaked steel wool for an instantly aged wood look!