Refinishing Dresser Ideas

Nov 17th
Mid Century Living Room Decors

Refinishing dresser – One of the easiest and cheapest ways to give a room a new look is new furniture. It is not always possible to buy new furniture, but it is always possible to make old furniture look new. You can refinish an agency in a day, or do several over a long weekend. Not only is the painting of wood cabinets uncomplicated, it is a great project for an older child to help with. There are no hard and fast rules for colors to stain or paint wood cabinets, so go ahead and get creative.


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Cover your workplace with drop cloths. Plastic tarpaulins, old sheets and tablecloths will work. Screw the drawer pull and remove them. Put them in a safe place if you intend to reuse them. Refinishing dresser with clean, lint-free shop tablecloths. Fill a bucket of warm water and to three to three healthy syringes in a degreasing detergent. Dip a clean, lint-free shop cloth into the solution and turn it off until wet, but not dripping. Give the dresser and drawers a good cleaning and let them dry properly.

Apply a chemical stripper to the dresser and drawer fronts according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Most are painted on with a brush. Let the stripping work, and don’t skimp on the time the label says you should wait. Scrape off the old paint or paint with a plastic scraper. Apply a second layer of chemical stripper and scrape again if necessary. Work with wood grain, not against it. Wipe off the abrasive dust with a clean, lint-free store cloth. Refinishing dresser and boxes again with 120-grit sandpaper, working with the grain. The softer wood will be smoother new surface. Wipe off any abrasive dust with a clean, lint-free store cloth.

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