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.
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.
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.
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.
Stripping can be so messy I am going to share the easiest most efficient way to strip wood.
This look really highlights the grain and shows its beauty rather than painting over it.
It’s such an honor to be trusted with a sentimental piece of furniture. This cabinet was build as a tool bench at Briggs and Stratton in Wauwatosa WI. Watch as I transformed this tool bench into a kitchen island.
This dry sink had seen better days, I was asked by a new coming small business to revive this dry sink. The best part is they requested a soft PINK!
Have any of you de-silvered a mirror? I had no idea it could be this fun. One of the things I am trained to do is to re-produce something existing.
Pinterest is the best place to get good ideas. My client sent me a picture of a pallet shoe bench she wanted for her new home. I used that inspiration to create this bench. This was an old piano bench I found on the side of the road and did that head whip pulled over […]
This head and foot board set had been sitting in my garage for some time. It was time to bring new life to this piece and I thought a bench would be perfect! Check out this upcycled bed into a bench.
The Upcycle Girls 5 steps to a flawless finish. Aplication, product, workablity, scuffing, going pro.