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Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step





 

 

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

 

This post will show you step by step guide of how to renovate antique night stand using only paint, grit paper, couple of new handle and screws.

 

 

 

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

Take old furniture.

  

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

If the legs and other pieces are removable, remove them – sanding will be easier for you.

  

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

Keep sanding until the surface is free from all old varnish – use 100 or 120 grit paper. A piece of advice: use a dust mask and also a safety goggles to protect yourself from the dust.

  

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

By the hard approachable surface use a rotary sanding tool.

  

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

Then patch the fragments of the furniture. Still use the old screws because of paintwork. Brush the dust off.

  

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

Use wood repair putty to remove all damage of the wood. Drying time 30 min to 2 hour. Sanding again – use 180 grit paper.

 

 

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

A wet rag wipe the surface.

 

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

The next step, paintwork: we used off white colored satin enamel with primer. Use spreader for the better cover.

  

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

Repaint the surface in 12 hours.

 

 

 

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

By the case we used blue enamel.

 

 

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

We decorated the front of the case special pattern – first step, use dust tape.

  

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

We used 3 types of acrylic paint.

  

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

New handle and new furniture screws.

 

 

Restoring an old night stand - DIY step by step

The final result looks like this





14-07-2017, 07:35
Autor: kastiel
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