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How To Use Chalk Paint to Refinish Furniture from The easiest way to refinish furniture! #diy #decor #furniture

Beginner's Guide to Refinishing Furniture

3 Ways to Get an Antiqued Look When Painting Furniture. I really like the color/look of this piece.

EXCELLENT Resource for all things related to Furniture Re-do's! Tons of tips and ideas! {Sawdust and Embryos}

This is actually a really excellent guide on restoring old furniture. How to Refinish Furniture Without Stripping

How to refinish furniture without stripping - This is the best step-by-step guide I've found yet. #DIY #home #antique_furniture

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  • Jim Mathis

    Water and veneer do not mix. Plus, if most of the original finish is worn water will "raise" the grain. Many older pieces such as oak have a shellac finish. Water will turn shellac white. I would think twice before using water on an old piece.

How to refinish furniture to make it look like the Restoration Hardware things I covet...

Kicking Ass & Crafting: Refinishing Furniture

  • Nenchy

    Craig, try a granite or marble top. Use the original top as a template. Or, ikea has butcher block counter tops. You could get one of those and use the original as a template to cut out the correct size and shape.

  • Craig Nelson

    So I have a quite similar dresser. I ripped the 1/16" layer off the top that was just a plastic type top. Underneath is a particle wood. What can I buy and where that I can place on top of this dresser to make it new again. I can provide pics if someone can help me out.

  • Matt Dalek

    If I had the time, I would love to refinish some of the old furniture we have. I think it would be a fun project to bring the old pieces we inherited up to date. Sadly, with everything else going on, I don't. That's why I am sending the pieces to a professional company to have it done. I am really excited to see the results. http://www.jonesfurnitureco...

  • Melinda Dale

    Stephanie Emerson I think I want to do this to my bedroom furniture.

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DIY homemade recipe to refinish furnitures. Hitting a good yard sale or flea market and finding great old furniture is such fun. The problem however, is in refinishing that furniture. This method is all natural!

Blog full of furniture redos. We have this bedroom suite and I'd live to refinish it in cream

refinished furniture before and after | DIY End Table Dog Beds (before and after) Refinished and distressed

How to tell if you should paint that second hand furniture find - or not!

I get an inordinate amount of joy from coming up with new ways to make furniture (or a room) unique and beautiful. And I started thinking about how, in theory, you should be able to get the same charcoal shading effect using STAIN on wood. I was realllllllly excited to give this a try!" - Awesome tutorials on this blog!

Antique wood furniture by adding layers of paint and stain to achieve a grunge patina. Distress it by removing finish to simulate years of wear.

How to replace missing pieces of veneer on furniture and How to Refinish Furniture | The Family Handyman

How to refinish wood with coconut oil. It re-hydrates the wood, brings out the natural color, and takes away some of that old musty smell.

Refinished dresser. Distressed Re-Do - DIY Dresser #ChalkPaint - Refinished Furniture

Tutorial: How to achieve the Potterybarn Black Finish.... this is really neat!!!

Two It Yourself: 9 Tips for Selling Painted & Re-finished Furniture

This black painted dresser is gorgeous! Getting rid of the wood grain lets you see the beauty of the details.

"How to refinish furniture to make it look like the Restoration Hardware things I covet..." Used this technique on an old pie safe for my dining room. It looks awesome... Super cool driftwoody-grey color. Like it came straight from the Restoration Hardware catalog!

How to get the french country furniture LOOK without paying for the expensive chalk paints...FYI

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Refinishing furniture- try the dark wax mentioned

Pinterest and the Pauper!: How to Refinish Laminate Furniture. No sanding!

Yellow painted wood antique dresser - distressed and stenciled - refinished furniture