7.13.2011

before & after: our dresser


Recently a friend  handed down a dresser to us, just before moving across country. It was perhaps butter cream yellow (front face in first photo). After scraping through three colors of paint & a dark stain (side shown in first photo) with various grains of sandpaper (60, 80, 120, 150), a coat of sunbleached stain & a coat of beeswax sealant make it as grainy grey as driftwood. Mission success! Now we're hunting down some marine rope to knot into drawer pulls.

2 comments:

Wes Edwards said...

Looks great guys! I have been doing some crafty knotting with nylon paracord and can recommend some great sites for knot projects if you need it.

Wes

© 2008-2011 Megan Clinch said...

paracord would be great, thanks!

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