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Raise your hand if you love restoring old furniture to a new glory! So many Hometalk members are doing - and posting - furniture revivals. Has a thrift shop or flea market find got you stumped? Talk to other Hometalkers who've done furniture revivals. There are so many talented people doing furniture revivals that you could always find someone who has experience doing a furniture revival like yours. From stenciling the top of a coffee table to distressing an old dresser, you'll find just about every furniture revival project you can think of on Hometalk.
I have a vintage iron chaise white with some rust. and a glass top table to match. Do I paint it? If so what color? I'm torn and need help with the decision. I'm open for all suggestions, it's in good shape with nice wheels
I was lucky enough to find a set of 3 Gonzalez Rustic furniture pieces at auction for only $125! The coffee table alone sells for over $500 online. However, I don't like the natural pine
finish, and want it to have a warm, worn antique look. I've never tried to stain something to look old before and need some advice on prep, colors/mixing of colors, and finish (wax/poly?) to achieve the look of the last picture. Is there a trick to getting the variation of colors within the stain, or will the knots, lines, etc., naturally do that?
Should I paint this it's original white? I also have a glass top table to match. In great shape and the chaise has good wheels. Would it be best in a nice white enamel or a color? The ironwork on the arms and foot of the chaise are great.
I have had these chairs for years. They were old when I got them! I have painted them several times, but the paint just chips right off. This time, I took all of the right steps to make that paint hold on tight!