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Furniture updating

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Many body shops charge by the bay and the number of paint colors used rather than by the piece.

Remove excess wax with steel wool, then seal the limed detail with furniture wax and finishing oil.Next, apply single coats of different paint colors in random areas, one at a time, allowing two hours for each color to dry.Lastly, rough up and partially remove the paint with the orbital sander, apply a stain over all the surfaces with a rag, then apply a sealant.To achieve a professional high-end look, rent an HVLP (high-volume, low-pressure) paint sprayer from a rental store, then paint the piece using high-gloss lacquer in contrasting colors.Using bold tones on the furniture and lighter tones on the hardware often works best in achieving proper balance.If you are interested in a distressed, primitive look, bring the look to life with layers of paint.

First, remove the existing finish with an electric orbital sander.

By keeping the exterior stained, then revealing a solid painted interior, a room's color scheme can carry onto the furniture in a sophisticated manner.

To use rustic wood furniture outdoors, it's important to properly seal it.

Re-invent tables or stands as showstopping statement pieces with high-gloss, bold-colored paint.

This TV stand previously featured a natural yellow pine wood finish.

To do this project, paint the cabinet or vanity a solid color, add trim around the edges of the door fronts, then attach the plywood his-and-hers silhouettes with liquid bonding adhesive.