Roadside Rescue

Found this pitched out to the trash and had to pick it up. The veneer on the sides was a little rough but the top and front were in salvageable shape!
After sanding it down the sides of this were not repairable but the front and top could be restrained.
Taped off the area to be painted and put on a coat of light gray.
I restained the front and top with Minwax red mahogany.
I sealed the entire piece in a satin polyurethane.
The last step was adding a piece of hardware on the door. Luckily I had one left over from a project that was a perfect fit.

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  • Rpj2030880 Rpj2030880 on Jul 02, 2016
    Good Afternoon! Very nicely done! How did you determine that the sides were not salvagable? And what no wax red mahaghony did you use? Did you have to use a primer before you painted the gray? Thanks.

  • Tom7393590 Tom7393590 on Jul 03, 2016
    What is waterfall veneer?

  • Susan Susan on Jul 04, 2016
    Roadside rescue... I really like this piece. I have a small buffet I would like to refinish. My question is did your veneer have any missing areas and/or separation? If so, how did you deal with that? Thanks for the inspiration!

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