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I found an antique looking dresser in a Goodwill store for $7.00. It was pure wood, the drawers indicated that. The outside was scratched and stain marked.How can I t... See more
My daughter's leather portfolio has been stuck severely to a wooden shelf for a few years in the attic. This portfolio has her photos and is extremely important. How ... See more
This bathroom does not get much traffic and I would like to paint a lighter and more neutral color. Also would like the grout to be separate color. All suggestions ap... See more
My father gave me these two beautifully made tables. They are carved wood with a painted glass top in pristine condition and I would love to keep them in the family. ... See more
Second hand, but I’d love to be able to use the existing tiles/do less breaking and revamping, if you know what I mean. The tiles are all sloping towards the center... See more
Hi I have some living room furniture which I would like to up cycle to go with the rest of the deco of my house. I want it to be kind of retro, industrial, rustic an... See more
I purchased a white wicker dresser that is in very good condition. However it is a very bright white and I'd like to tone down the brightness. I don't want to fully p... See more
Hey Hometalkers! I'd really like to give my son's train table a makeover by painting the drawers and staining the rest, but I'm not sure it's possible. The table is m... See more
I want to update our dining room table and chairs. Darker brown? Driftwood? White? How about the rush chairs? Thank you
I've got an old glider rocker that my husband gave me when our first child was born almost 29 years ago. It has four rubber supports under the cushion which are now d... See more
I have an old umbella for the deck. The pole is broken, any ideas to make it stand up?
Hi. I have a patio table that is in great shape, except for the 6 "table rim clips" that are disintegrating. The part is approx 2 1/4 X 1 1/2. The molded "cup" sectio... See more
I have antique dresser (oak). It doesnt sit right in modern home. Please help. I would like it to be a grey colour. It has cup hook top piece.
I have repurposed a kitchen hutch base into a buffet. But, now what to do with the top of the hutch? I would hate to just get rid of it. Any ideas are greatly appr... See more
How do I antique very dark furniture into something light
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Has anyone used denatured alcohol to remove stain or shellac from wood? Also anyone know if primer can be used before chalk paint? If so does it need to be water base... See more
I have a beautiful hand made pine plate rack … it is not painted nor stained. I would like some suggestions of a nice oil or treatment to use on it which would onl... See more
How can I upcycle a 80s style hutch into a more modern piece I can use?.. any ideas on paint or hardware?thank you!
I recently bought a table and chairs that need restoring. The table and chairs have been sitting in a metal storage container for a long time and the wood has dried ... See more