Cabinet Makeover

Your ads will be inserted here by

Easy Plugin for AdSense.

Please go to the plugin admin page to
Paste your ad code OR
Suppress this ad slot.

In this post I shared where this black cabinet ended up. I brought this home from an auction a couple of years ago and my Dad helped me clean it up.

Here it is when I brought it home. (and taped the glass off)

from iphone 363

from iphone 365

I just sanded the rough spots lightly and used a deglosser. I went over the whole thing with a really fine sandpaper. After sanding I wiped the whole thing down probably 3 times with water (until nothing was coming off anymore). I let it dry overnight and then I painted the whole thing with glossy black paint.

from iphone 369

from iphone 367

The inside wasn’t in bad condition so I just cleaned it well (use vinegar to get the musty smell out of old pieces) and then put on two coats of polyurethane. I wasn’t sure what all this cabinet would be used for but I wanted to make sure it was protected. So far it’s been a cabinet to hold all my paints and brushes, a book case, a cabinet for wine glasses, and is now finally our kitchen island extension.

521

Sometimes second hand things might have the look you want but they need a little TLC!

One Reply to “Cabinet Makeover”

Leave a Reply