Check out what I did to an old wooden table that I got for free! I decided to stain it, but look at how I did it! I think it looks great!
First the table had to be stripped and sanded of the old finish.
Second, I picked out the image I wanted to stain on the table. Using a black and white photo or a sketch is best so you can determine where to “shade” with your stain.
I began by hand drawing the image on to my table with pencil but if you’re not artistic you can use an overhead projector if you have one and trace the outline onto the table. Other options are using an image transfer or stencil.
Once your outline is on your table you fill in the dark areas with stain to create your image. The results are breathtaking. Once it is shaded and outlined to your satisfaction, seal with your choice of lacquer.
I am so happy with how mine turned out and be happy for you to give it a try!
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