Chalk paint nightstand – It is amazing what can be achieved with a good coat of paint … if you choose the right one. There are times when old furniture falls into our hands, which draws our attention in a special way. They may be abandoned pieces in a junkyard that no one gives any value to anymore. Or they may be very outdated or their appearance may be a disaster because they are old and damaged. However, there is something that tells us that they have possibilities. That recycling a bedside table with chalk paint is possible and, in addition, easy.
And is that, although it seems too complicated to try if you want, you can give a second chance to pieces that seem destined without any other remedy to the container … and only with a little chalk paint nightstand. This was the appearance of the nightstand before beginning the restoration process. The wood was varnished the way it was done in the 70s, with a varnish of polyurethane that gave it that shining so strident and unattractive. The first thing to do is to clean the piece thoroughly, first with a rag soaked in soap and water. As we wanted to leave some parts unpainted (the legs and moldings) was used stripper to remove the old varnish.
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Chalk paint nightstand, apply the paint stripper, rub with steel wool and let it act as indicated by the manufacturer, removing it later. Then the wooden slat that topped the table with a hammer and also the old handles with the help of the tongs was removed. The table was a little uncovered, so the structure had to be reinforced. It can be done with carpenter’s glue or with a multi-purpose adhesive. The table is fastened with a tape tensioner and the tail is allowed to dry. We all know that chalk paint is wonderful and that it holds almost any surface we want to paint, but to achieve a perfect result it is convenient to use an electric sander to eliminate part of the varnish from the envelope of the side table and sides. It is not necessary to insist much.