Table Makeover With Liquid Wood

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I discovered this game changing product that helped me makeover a veneer table top!

My dining room table has been around the block and last year I attempted to refinish it. I started sanding and realized it wasn't real wood when I burned right through to the MDF. I was able to fix it with a dark gel stain but I always wished I could somehow make it lighter.

Then I discovered Retique It Liquid Wood

My previously dark table


Liquid Wood is a paintable layer of 66% recycled real wood! You don’t have to sand or strip your furniture, you just paint it right on to give it a new wood surface. Apparently you can even use it on things like plastic and metal!

Painting on the liquid wood

My kit even came with a graining tool if I wanted to add more dimension and grain to my table top.

After three coats of the liquid wood I was able to stain my table like regular wood! I used the Retique it stain color in “pecan”. It gave it such a nice warm color!

Next, I used their “weathered wood” glaze to add a bit more gray.

It turned out incredible! I got a brand new table without having to buy a brand new table! This project was so easy. Lastly I sealed the table top with Polycrylic.

There are so many different colors and finishes to choose from. Retique It was nice enough to give me a coupon code for sharing! Feel free to use on your own projects!

Code “dwelling” for 10% off.

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  • Susan Susan on Oct 04, 2021

    I have been looking for this!!! I have a table that the veneer is chipping in spots. Do sand it first or can I just rough it up and put the liquid wood on? Your table is stunning!

  • Charise. Charise. on Oct 11, 2021

    She stated that you don't have to sand first.