Coffee Table Restoration

Lisa Schober
by Lisa Schober
Found an outdated coffee table at the used furniture store for $65 bucks. It was solid oak and had interesting glass cutouts. I immediately knew what I wanted to do with it to make it MINE.
Just sitting in the store waiting for me. Look at that glass.... love it.
Let the restoration begin....
Primed the bottom and stained top with polyshades
Closer look at the primer
Coat one of Behr paint
Closer look and second coat of paint
Wax on
Wax off (actually buffed it out with a dry cloth)
Added some distressed marks with sandpaper
Closer look
And its done
and done
Fits right in. Don't you just love when you picture something in your mind and it comes out just as planned?
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  • Lora Kendi Lora Kendi on Jun 17, 2017

    Did sand the top for the poly shade stain to adhere? Is polyshade a brand name stain or a type of stain?

    Love this piece!

  • Nancy Nancy on Feb 28, 2019

    what is the Behr paint color and type of paint?

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