Beat up Dresser to Buffet/TV Stand/Island
so I purchased this old antique dresser at an indoor antique place. Guy was dying to get rid of it for $30!
However, it was in terrible shape. The top was loose, the drawers wouldn't open and close and the bottoms of the drawers were broken and the legs were split as well as we needed to replace the back.
sooooo, I took away the drawers and sealed the indents with plywood, we used some old legs that we cut so we had those interesting designs to separate the spaces where drawers were, we had to apply bondo to top, sand down and repair back
it's in process here. Painted in 3 layers of home made chalk paint first layer was white, 2nd layer was red and top was black. I applied this red burlap to the front of the drawers and I'm waiting for my new hardware to arrive which is old keys and key locks! I'm going to distress it so that the paint layers will show thru and then wax and apply a coat of polycrylic to top. Could be used as a buffet, TV stand with storage or even a kitchen island! Loving the way it's turning out!
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Published March 3rd, 2016 2:38 PM
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Susanroy36 on Mar 06, 2016Nicely done! So fun to make something new out of a pc of furniture that is struggling to live!! Way to go -- you saw beauty in her.
Cindra1005 on Mar 07, 2016all done!
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