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Bring the Beauty of an Antique Treasure.

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I found this at a garage sale for $10.00. I knew exactly what I should do.
1. Clean it up.
2. DON'T PAINT IT
3. Use some elbow grease and get to work!
I use would deck cleaner in a spray bottle. 75 years of of old polish and gunk came right off.
Tung oil was all it needed. It has a couple bits missing here and there. Even a couple love marks, but just look at it!!
A platter for our keys and Bed Bath and Beyond coupons. A light, and a baby fern that will great my guests.

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  • Swan Road Designs
    Swan Road Designs Sedalia, KY
    on Jun 29, 2015

    Beautiful waterfall buffet. Glad you didn't paint it, too. It's pretty amazing that the veneer of the "waterfall" part hadn't nearly completely chipped off. That's rare. You have a real treasure. Nice job.

  • Kellie Williamson
    Kellie Williamson Trenton, MI
    on Jun 29, 2015

    Great job. I'm so glad you didn't paint it. It's beautiful.

  • Juju (Journeys With Juju)
    Juju (Journeys With Juju) Georgetown, TX
    on Jun 29, 2015

    You made a good call by not painting it! Just keep it "hydrated" with the oil, and it should last you for many years.

  • Bobbie
    Bobbie Bismarck, ND
    on Jun 29, 2015

    That's beautiful!! Great job...I'd love to find a piece like that

  • Tandy Johnson Bobo
    Tandy Johnson Bobo Syracuse, UT
    on Jun 29, 2015

    Beautiful... Looks like we had the same idea of not painting a piece of furniture. I just posted after yours. I really love how this turned out - It's rare to find such a lovely piece as you did - especially at that price. Totally jealous ;-)

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