How do I paint furniture?
I want to paint my old furniture gray it's a stained mahogany colour what , how can I do it.
Should I paint or stain my oak kitchen cabinets?
I was wondering if you could help me with something -- I have an entirely oak kitchen. I know it's the rage now to paint or gel stain cabinets. I've been considering ... See more
How to match ceiling paint?
Can someone tell me how to match paint for a ceiling touch up job?I cut a small patch of dry wall paper out of the ceiling and had paint made at Home Depot TWICE! Sti... See more
How to stain wood deck?
Tips to stain my wood deck?
How to stain wood cabinets?
How do I stain my wood cabinets? Do I have to remove them and put them back, or can I stain them while they are attached?
What can I do about chipping paint on Ikea furniture?
Hi All, I recently had some Billy bookcases fashioned into a kitchen cupboard, and the carpenter who put them together lightly sanded and dusted, used Zinsser oil pr... See more
Asking seriously/ELI5 - why do we have to seal painted furniture?
I know this is a crazy question and I suppose I should know better but 10 years ago I bought used furniture to furnish a couple empty bedrooms for foster kids (during... See more
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Failure - What do I do now?
My intention for this beautiful mahogany dresser was paint or stain the top in a dark colour and to paint the body and drawers white.The top has turned out the way I ... See more
You don't need to seal if you use oil based paints. Remove all hardware and drawes. Clean with TSP., then sand the sheen off and prime with Oil based primer. Lightly sand sad smooth then paint with oil based paint . Will look great for years
Wipe clean with TSP and paint with chalk paint.
Christine, here are several ideas for you. Happy painting!
If you’re a beginner, I suggest cleaning it well, make any repairs, and use chalk paint. Seal with paint wax or a polycrylic (Minwax is good).