Wipe on mineral spirits. Clean with ivory dish soap. Use gel stain. No need to strip the wood. ~ Learn how to refinish furniture faster and easier by avoiding stripping. A seasoned pro tells you how to clean, repair and restore old worn finishes without messy chemical strippers.
Creative Counter Space...under the silverware drawer, remove that storage area, instead of a pullout table, we could add a pull out garbage can...therefore eliminating the bulkiness of the one we have. then, we could utilize the area above the microwave for pots and pans...the ones mom doesn't cook with regularly