Refurbishing an old dresser lets you take something old and make it as good as new or complete it for your taste. Finding aged dressers is as simple as picking up one or for several dollars in a garage sale, you may also refurbish an aged wood dresser that’s been for years in your family. Refurbishing a wood dresser is a task a do-it-yourself beginner can accept, but be warned can take much time of of energy over several times.
Remove the drawers in the dresser. Using the screw-driver, remove the knobs or drawer pulls.
Remove any paint or varnish in the wood dresser and drawers utilizing 16-grit sandpaper on the strength sander. When they’re made from wood, sand the surfaces of the dresser and drawers along with the drawer pulls or knobs. Wipe the surfaces that are sanded using the old shirt. Repeat the procedure that is sanding using the 240-grit sandpaper to eliminate blemishes that are great . The sanded surfaces using the old shirt. Wear safety glasses or goggles to protect your eyes.
A coat of varnish or paint to any or all exterior surfaces of the dresser and drawers. In the event the drawer pulls or knobs are made from wood, paint or varnish them. Use a brush for applying a brush or paint if applying varnish. Allow the paint or varnish to dry according to manufacturer’s directions. Sand any regions of varnish or paint and wipe-off the area using a clear shirt.
Apply another coat of varnish or paint and permit it to dry according to manufacturer’s instructions. Sand any regions of varnish or paint. Keep repeating the sanding before the wood dresser is, and painting or varnishing and acceptably coated. This could take maybe more or three layers of varnish or paint.
A coating of polyurethane end. Use a sponge brush that is new to apply the polyurethane. Allow it to dry according to manufacturer’s instructions. Repeat this process two mo-Re instances. The polyurethane safeguards and seals the wood.
Reattach the drawer pulls utilizing the screw-driver and 1/2inch screws.