End Table Redo!

Sonya Rivera-Rizzotti
by Sonya Rivera-Rizzotti
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Road side table find made into a real gem!!
Wiped down table and dried it, then sanded. Starting with 80 grit and ending with 120 grit. Wiped it down again with a damp clothe and dried it.
This is the final sanding. I didn't take a picture of it before I sanded but it was a really dark color stain and had glass circle marks and other things going on. It was really ugly!
Primed it with Kilz spray 2 in 1. I did two coats all over, even underneath.
Actually, Before this, I sanded the primed table lightly. Wiped it down and dried it, then spray painted it with this metallic silver. I did 3 coats.
I then used a clear glaze with added black acrylic paint. You can see how the cracks and creases are filled in. I did several coats of glaze. I had to wait a couple hours between each one.
I am not sure if you can see it in this pic, but I decoupaged each tier with wrapping paper. (just the tops to hide the imperfections). Then I used a polyurethane for a finish. I did about 5 or 6 coats to make sure the decoupage doesn't get wet from any spilled drinks! I did the entire table too.
Suggested materials:
  • Primer, paint, sander, glaze, polyurethane   (Found this table along side the road, haha real good find! Got most of my paint and supplies from Lo)
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  • Robbie Dendy Robbie Dendy on Oct 29, 2016
    Love your work! What brand of polyurethane did you use? All that I have used has yellowed.

  • Lori Lori on Oct 29, 2016
    Did you take the table apart to put the paper on or cut pieces and then applied?

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