Elizabeth Madden
Elizabeth Madden
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  • Colchester, IL

Kitchen Table Refurbish


My husband and I are in the middle of a kitchen remodel and now that a couple of our boys have moved out on their own we decided to go with a smaller table. I didn't want to pay full price for a new table so I found a used one for $60 and made it my own.
kitchen table refurbish, painted furniture
This is what the table look like when we picked it up.
kitchen table refurbish, painted furniture
Another picture of the original.
kitchen table refurbish, painted furniture
First I stripped all the polyurethane off, it was gorgeous like this the grain is insane.
kitchen table refurbish, painted furniture
I painted the base Using Valspar Signature paint High Noon blue.
kitchen table refurbish, painted furniture
Then I stained the top with MinWax stain, Kona.
kitchen table refurbish, painted furniture
I also rubbed some stain the detailed carving around the edge and in the creases of the base.
kitchen table refurbish, painted furniture
Polyurethane the top and I'm done. We are very happy with the finished product, now on to making chairs for it!

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  • Anne
    on Apr 24, 2019

    Holy cow! At first I thought your pedestal had been painted white, and I was going to ask you about using a blue paint...what a delight to see the blue in a better light! I have a very similar table and am planning to make blue apart of my changes! Thank you for sharing! Now I have a great blueprint to start with...

  • Sylvia A Delgado
    on May 1, 2019

    Wow! My hubby found a table like this someone was throwing out and brought it home! I know what to do with it now!

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