Prep Like a Pro:  How to Properly Prep a Previously Painted Surface

Prep Like a Pro: How to Properly Prep a Previously Painted Surface

This post will show you and clearly demonstrate how to properly prepare a previously painted surface...

Drab Dresser Rehab

Drab Dresser Rehab

Rehabbed this old dresser that lives in our bathroom. I stripped the paint off the top and front of...

Remove Silicone Caulk with an Environmentally Friendly Product

Remove Silicone Caulk with an Environmentally Friendly Product

Seeing rainwater dripping into your living room is a helpless feeling.
Maybe you can empathize if
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How to Remove Veneer The Easy Way

How to Remove Veneer The Easy Way

Veneer damage is every furniture painters nightmare. Learning how to remove veneer the easy way...

Don't Be Afraid of Removing Veneer

Don't Be Afraid of Removing Veneer

Great bones, but veneer needed to go.

Easily Paint Your Shutters

Easily Paint Your Shutters

The fabulous Debbie Hayes of My Patch of Blue Sky was our guest blogger on ModernMastersCafe.com and...

What Do You Do When Good Veneer Goes Bad?

What Do You Do When Good Veneer Goes Bad?

It was an impulse buy. I saw the shape of the French Bombe Commode dresser with Ormolu in the...

How To Strip Your Dining Room Table the EZ Way!

How To Strip Your Dining Room Table the EZ Way!

Over the years I've completed too many projects instead of dinners at our dining room table and it...

Citristrip & Saran Wrap to Remove Finishes

Citristrip & Saran Wrap to Remove Finishes

This antique coffee table was given to me by my neighbor. When I refinish a piece and want to...

Safe Alternative to Chemical STRiPPER

Safe Alternative to Chemical STRiPPER

Ever get a really old piece and you go to sand it down and it gums up your sandpaper? Well, it's...

Super Easy Way to Strip Painted Furniture

Super Easy Way to Strip Painted Furniture

To make stripping painted furniture dramatically easier, use a garbage bag! Yes that's it. I use...

How to Strip Painted or Stained Wood Furniture (DIY Video Tutorial)

How to Strip Painted or Stained Wood Furniture (DIY Video Tutorial)

I've been finding a lot of awesome piece lately in terrible condition (worn and scratched finishes)...

The Easy Way To Remove Paint From Glass Hardware

The Easy Way To Remove Paint From Glass Hardware

That is one of the great things about do-it-yourself projects. As you are going through them, you...

How to Remove Damaged Veneer the Easy Way

How to Remove Damaged Veneer the Easy Way

Don't let that beautiful piece go because it has some damaged veneer. Here's my easy method for...

Removing Paint From Spindles

Removing Paint From Spindles

I bought this table and chairs recently from a thrift store. The chairs were not originally part of...

How to Remove Paint From Wood Furniture

How to Remove Paint From Wood Furniture

When paint is chipping, peeling or completely damaged, we've got to get that paint off of the...

Transforming an Old Dark Brown Table

Transforming an Old Dark Brown Table

Refinishing our dark wood table was something I’ve wanted to do since we moved into our newly...

Quickly Remove Old Paint From Furniture

Quickly Remove Old Paint From Furniture

I found this oh-so-cute dresser at a thrift store. It’s circa 1920s and was painted in what appears...

Stripping a Metal Stool

Stripping a Metal Stool

Removing paint from any piece of furniture may seem like a daunting task but it really isn't when...

How To Strip Painted Furniture & A Makeover

How To Strip Painted Furniture & A Makeover

Recently I had to strip a dresser for a makeover in our guest bedroom I am sharing my tips and...

How To Remove Paint From Wood

How To Remove Paint From Wood

Removing multiple layers of paint from wood is no easy task! It takes a lot of time, patience and...

Easy Tips for Stripping Paint Off a Wood Surface (From a Professional)

Easy Tips for Stripping Paint Off a Wood Surface (From a...

Great tips as a professional painter shares tools for removing paint from a wood surface.

Sanding Painted Floors...learn From My Mistakes!

Sanding Painted Floors...learn From My Mistakes!

I've tackled the painted floors in the upstairs. It was more of a job than I thought it would be...

Using a Heat Gun and Why It is My New Favorite Tool

Using a Heat Gun and Why It is My New Favorite Tool

I don't know about you but one of my least favorite jobs when it comes to painting or refinishing is...

Ugly Shelf Project

Ugly Shelf Project

I bought this hideous shelf at a yard sale for a couple bucks. It was so ugly I almost didn't buy...