Paint That Old Oak Dining Set !! Farmhouse White

2 Materials
12 Hours

Check out how this vintage solid wood dining set was made over to become this beautiful fresh white modern farmhouse update above from this dated dark stained finish below.

The 6 chairs and dining table with 2 leaves was the customers parents bought back in 1983 (stamps on chair bottoms confirm) that was passed down to them. After 10 years in their home they wanted a fresh new look. They wavered on colors for the top thinking black or grey but were pretty sure they wanted a white base and chairs.

They dropped off the dining set and you can see the table top has seen allot of wear over the years.

As have the chairs. One even looked as though it may have been left outside as almost all the finish was chipping off.

The table top was power sanded to the bare wood with various grits with a finer grit paper I finished it all up including the edges. This is why I always say investing in solid wood is worth it. Almost 40 years later it can be sanded to the wood and refinished in a new look.

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Time to get started; I grabbed my Dixie Belle Voodoo Gel Stain in white magic, Dixie Belle premium chip brush and Fine Mist Spray Bottle.

The chairs and table base were painted a crisp white called whitecap from the new silk paint line from  Dixie Belle paint. This new formula has added stain blocker and built in top coat making it an all in one paint. I brushed it on using  Dixie Belle's oval brush.

And this beautiful modern farmhouse update is complete.

Enjoy scrolling thru a couple the dining set photos. There are so many more on the blog as I tried to capture all angles to give a better visual. There is a video tour there as well.

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