TV Stand Redo

by DP
My old TV stand was looking poorly. It was similar to the one below but has a swivel top and had pealed paper wood grain (manufactured wood with paper wood grain)
I sanded the entire stand, nailed a piece of plywood on the back

used primer on the entire stand

Painted the inside a combination of browns to make it look a little like wood boards

Mod podged a printed horse picture along the side and back

painted it with matte black paint

let that dry then use 1/8" tape to make boards

used white paint over that and immediately used a wood grain tool to make wood grain boards (pictured below) doing one board at a time

I then dry brushed a medium brown paint over the white grain after it dried

Pulled the tape off

Gave it 2 coats of minwax polycrylic (water based) inside and out

The last photo shows the end result
wood grain tool
side view, turn table was painted separate
Back plywood
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