One of my favorite looks on furniture is texture!! Also creating the texture can be just as fun. Replicating age and use on a piece is a thrilling challenge.
Lacquer is an evaporative type finish which means that it cures by evaporating. This type of finish will also re-amalgamate into self, making is easier to repair.
I loved working on this Antique Walnut Dresser makeover. It was so fun to create and decide which parts I was going to refinish and which parts got paint.
So what is a fake wood grain? Sometimes you will be surprised as to how well it can be disguised. I will show you some tips on how to spot a fake.
One of the best ways to fill large areas is with Bondo. Today I will show you how to repair furniture with Bondo. Yes, it is made for cars but it has been used by professionals for many years.
As a close out of 2021 I want to share some of my favorite projects this year specializing in the two toned furniture.
I often get asked how to do a veneer patch. Do you cut out the veneer to fit in the missing areas? Is the typical question. No I don’t its actually really easy and fun to do. It is easier to share this process through video so that’s just what I did for you.
This Mid Century Modern Dresser was a fun creation collaboration. Every aspect of this piece was thoroughly thought out.
Ceruse finishing is also called limed finishing. Cerusing is a technique used to highlight the detail of the grain on wood. This technique can be done on stained or painted wood. Today I am going to show you how to create a ceruse finish using grain filler.
This antique buffet cabinet refinishing was quite a project but turned out amazing.
Creating and designing furniture like this piece is one of my favorite things to do. I always start a design like this with a sample piece. Painted a piece of wood with General Finishes Basil Milk Paint once dried lightly distressed and then glazed with watered down General Finishes Waterbase Stain – Graphite.
The Raw Wood look is a classic and clean look that is very appealing. I am going to share my secret on how to get this look with many of the honey color or 90s oak stained furniture.
Updating furniture with handles can revive your furniture. New paint and hardware can drastically change the look of a piece of furniture. There are so many different handles that can bring out the type of style you are going for. Styles like, industrial, farmhouse, cottage, boho and more.
Any chance I get to get back to my roots to restore furniture I get giddy. Don’t get me wrong I love painting furniture, but restoring to original is beyond rewarding. This mission oak chair was restored back to original.
Stripping can be so messy I am going to share the easiest most efficient way to strip wood.