tutorial on barn finish-a gel varnish remover to strip off most of the varnish. The contrasty barnwood look comes from not getting all of the varnish off, whatever is left behind will appear lighter when you apply the dark stain
update old wood stained furniture easily quickly, chalk paint, painted furniture, Before I have had the table for about 17 yrs refinished already once by me Recently painted and used PolyShades on the top to darken to a Walnut color
Painting a kitchen or dining table isn't really much more difficult than painting any other piece of furniture. The main factor to be concerned about when painting a kitchen table is the fact.need to remember this when I finally paint our table!