Very Old Desk Facelift
I found this old desk for free on craigslist. I had planned on refinishing it and flipping it for nice profit. but once I finished it we liked it way too much...
It was missing some of the drawer poles, the sides were scuffed and the top was in horrible condition.
Sanding the top took the most time but once that was done it was easy to decide on the stain. we chose a Jacobean/Black Walnut.
After getting the stain finished we decided on a dramatic contrast with a green homemade chalk paint. To give a little more dramatic shadowing I sanded the top of the drawers and stained them to match the desktop.
The final steps we're finding dark walnut drawer pulls and a matching nailhead antique leather chair.
We love it!