No Top on This Road Side Rescue

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Found this about 2 months ago waiting for the trash man. It's totally missing the top, but my next post will show it might be the top to this. It's not a solid wood piece it particle board under the veneer
i first removed all the hardware and wiped it down with TSP a cleaner degreaser. Noticed the peeling veneer and used a wood filler to fill the areas. I sanded them after it was dried to smooth it out and rough up the entire piece.
I soaked my hardware in vinegar for several days to remove the old gunk and scrubbed them with a wire brush. Looked good but went ahead and spray painted them silver.
Sorry about my dog "Toodles" he's under me with every project I do. Here it is sanded. I had previously measured for the top to have cedar Fencing. I had to buy new fencing at Home Depot. I'm almost out of my road side finds. Once I finished sanding I use my leaf blower and blow off all the sawdust and clean again with TSP.
There is toodles again here is with the top finished and screwed Into the top. I used special walnut stain on the fencing and glidden paint in primer in one flat paint The color I used is Royal Navy. Looks great with the silver hardware.
here it is finished and ready for my sons room.
Suggested materials:
  • Flat glidden Royal Navy paint, 120 grit sandpaper. Silver krylon spray paint new fencing boards special walnut stain   (Home Depot)
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  • Wendy Wendy on Sep 13, 2017
    Leesa, you always amaze me! It looks superb!

  • Leesa Osborne Leesa Osborne on Sep 13, 2017
    Awe thank you wendy. When I first showed my son what I was doing for him he curled his nose up at me. I said out of all the furniture I do you don't trust me ?
    he said your right and he seems to like it.

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