Here are a few ways you can repair damaged wood furniture, without having to fully refinish it or redo the entire surface of the piece. Gel-Stain - If you have nicks or scratches that are exposing the raw wood, you can brush on a gel-stain. You should be able to
You've picked your color, but how many gallons will you need for your room? Calculate the wall area of the room; you'll need one gallon for 450 square feet. To determine the wall area, multiply the height of each wall by its width (don't subtract for doors and windows unless they take up more than half the wall); total the figures for the walls. Add 10 percent for future touch-ups. For two coats, double the number.
From Just a Girl blog - She uses this primer on everything with very little, and usually NO SANDING, and gets amazing results. She also uses Benjamin Moore's low luster Iron Clad Latex for metal & wood ENAMEL paint & applies it sponge rollers. The results are excellent: no streaks or lines. The pain looks sprayed on and just perfect.