Furniture Repair Projects  

Getting Scratches Out of Wood Cabinets and Furniture

Getting Scratches Out of Wood Cabinets and Furniture

Oh no! You’ve gone and done it, you’ve made a scratch (or discovered a scratch) on your wooden...

Old Smelly Corner Sofa

Old Smelly Corner Sofa

Got this second hand sofa,smelly and dirty,but base was sound

Furniture Safe Adhesive Removal

Furniture Safe Adhesive Removal

We had contractors in our house over the winter, and when they bagged off the stairs to keep the...

A Southwestern Chair Makeover

A Southwestern Chair Makeover

Come see the incredible transformation Robin from Redo It Yourself Inspirations did on this roadside...

How to Repair Water Damaged Furniture

How to Repair Water Damaged Furniture

My SIL dropped off this poor coffee table at my garage last week that had been sitting in her shed...

Rocking Chair Makeover: Chalked Paint and Upholstery

Rocking Chair Makeover: Chalked Paint and Upholstery

I found this old rocking chair at a local thrift store. It was in decent condition but had one lose...

Wicker Rocker Resurrected

Wicker Rocker Resurrected

This wicker rocker had seen better days, and seemed destined for the garden to become a planter. I...

Re-upholster chairs by using re-purposed belts

Re-upholster chairs by using re-purposed belts

1. cut away broken rush/reed seat
2. install belts, buckling on the underside of the chair, weaving
...

Freshening Up Outdoor Adirondack Chairs With a Paint Sprayer

Freshening Up Outdoor Adirondack Chairs With a Paint Sprayer

Our backyard Adirondack chairs are worn, weathered and wobbly. I'd been avoiding painting them...

How To Repair A Recliner Cushion (AKA When Good Dogs Do Bad Things)

How To Repair A Recliner Cushion (AKA When Good Dogs Do Bad Things)

Our beloved pup, Oliver Sprout, decided that our favorite recliner would be a good spot to go on a...

A Week of Prep Turned Into This!

A Week of Prep Turned Into This!

Preparation can be the most important step in a painting project. I'm sharing the steps (and the...

How To Fix Broken Canvas On A Porch Swing

How To Fix Broken Canvas On A Porch Swing

I've recently been brainstorming on how to fix broken canvas on a porch swing. We've had this porch...

Rotten Wood Repair: A Two Prong Attack With the Help of Elmer

Rotten Wood Repair: A Two Prong Attack With the Help of Elmer

Rotted wood seems to be an issue for all homeowners. Especially in the spring and summer months. We...

When the Cow Came Home

When the Cow Came Home

It's no secret that I have a soft spot for "hopeless cases". As a physical therapist, I was drawn...

Broken Patio Chair Rescue!!

Broken Patio Chair Rescue!!

After a long winter, the snow finally melted enough to assess the condition of the heavy wrought...

Reupholster an Office Chair

Reupholster an Office Chair

This tutorial on how to reupholster an office chair may seem daunting at first, but if you follow...

Easy Way to Fix a Damaged Piece of Furniture for Under $10

Easy Way to Fix a Damaged Piece of Furniture for Under $10

Ever have a piece of furniture that you think is destined for the trash? This is such an easy,...

Repair That Missing Trim

Repair That Missing Trim

That beautiful treasure you found is almost perfect. The exception is, there are a few pieces of the...

Repair or Install Decorative Legs on a Dresser

Repair or Install Decorative Legs on a Dresser

Whether you need to repair an existing piece of furniture or you would like to install new furniture...

How to Save Buying a Pillow in January

How to Save Buying a Pillow in January

Knowing that there is a month that is best to purchase various items, January is the month for...

HOW TO REMOVE A WATER STAIN FROM YOUR WOOD FURNITURE IN 5 MINUTES!

HOW TO REMOVE A WATER STAIN FROM YOUR WOOD FURNITURE IN 5 MINUTES!

I was given a beautiful solid wood side-board from my mom when she sold her house. I loved...

Before and After Cast Iron Bench Restoration

Before and After Cast Iron Bench Restoration

I picked up two cast iron bench ends and the cast iron back insert for 40 bucks. The wood was...