This antique demi lune table has seen allot of wear and tear over its years of use.
Milk Painted Antique Demi Lune Table
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Sweet little table that needs love
The top and shelf top were stripped with a varnish remover, sanded smooth with my Dewalt orbital sander.
The lifting veneer was glued back down using my trusty offset pallet knife to get the glue all under the strip.
Clamp and dry
Then all was clamped down firmly and left to dry overnight.
Now to fill all the chipped veneer edges using DAP wood pro-x applied with a metal spatula. Once dry it was sanded smooth yet again.
I took the entire table apart using a rubber hammer.
A leg needed a reglue and clamp repair
Glue back together
Using my wood glue it was all reassembled in reverse order. I like to use an wide artist brush to get the glue in all the nooks crannies and edges.
Clamp and dry
Then clamped well and left to dry well. A light hand sanding over everything then it was scrubbed well and ready to make pretty.
milk paint table
Two coats of milk paint were brushed on and when dry it was sanded smooth with a sponge sander distressing edges as I went.
hemp oil seal
To seal the milk paint I used hemp oil. Wipe it on with a chip brush, let soak in and wipe off with a blue shop towel.
After it dried over night I rubbed in clear wax then used brown wax around the edges and nooks and crannies to age it further.
I LOVE antique accent tables, they fit in so many spots.
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