Have a table in your home that seems to be reaching the end of its life? Instead of dumping it and buying an expensive new one, you can simply remake your own table by refinishing it to make it look brand new. Refinishing a wood table may seem like a daunting project as many how too guides provide endless steps to what you be a process as easy as 1-2-3. Luckily for you, here is a quick and easy guide to quickly turn your old table new again.
- Wood stain
- Paint brushes
- Fine sandpaper
- Rags and bucket
*Optional: Kitchen rubber gloves to protect hands
3 Easy Steps:
1. Wash the table thoroughly with clean rags and water. Make sure you have a standard 6 gallon plastic bucket full of water to reduce trips for water. Use wood cleaning product for best results.
2. Using fine or ultra-fine sandpaper, gently sand the table in its entirety and use a damp rag to clean of the resulting dust. Note that you do not have to completely sand off the paint.
3. With parallel strokes with the wood grain, paint the table with a thin coat of the wood stain. Allow each coat to dry separately, painting on as many coats as needed to reach desired color. After final coat allow the table to dry for a minimum of 24 hours.
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