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DIY instructions for achieving that PB black furniture finish. Kudos to her for making the video, too. If you feel you have more time than $ and enjoy DIY, consider it.
used Ace Hardware’s Royal paint in “Cannon ball” to paint 2 coats. Then once it dried completely, I used a 120 grit sheet of sandpaper to distress the areas I wanted the wood color to show through.