Klein Blue Campaign Chest / Dresser Makeover

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Freebie-turned-fab! This was two for one deal given to me by a customer whose project I'm taking on as custom work. The dresser had several coats of old paint over a fiberboard and wood surface. I stripped it and gave it a much needed modern makeover in General Finishes Klein Blue.
I started with a tall chest of drawers that my customer had already started working on. The dresser had its original lacquer + 3-4 coats of paint - the final coat being chalk paint.
I had to strip it down in order to properly prepare the surface for paint. A messy job - yuck!
Stripped, sanded, and ready to prime.
3 coats of paint, 2 coats of poly, polished solid brass hardware - voila! Such a beauty.
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  • Debbie Matthew Debbie Matthew on Oct 07, 2021

    Yes thinking of trying this but where do you buy the hardware please

  • Debbie Matthew Debbie Matthew on Oct 07, 2021

    yes I’m going to try this but where did you buy the hardware please

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  • Hannah V Hannah V on Jan 06, 2015
    Omg the colors are to die for! <3

  • Carol Carol on Sep 10, 2020

    I have a chest almost like this one, made of fiberboard covered with paper,which is supposed to look like wood. Any idea how I can strip this and paint it this beautiful color with out tearing up the fiberboard?

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