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What do you need to refurbish a dresser?

Asked by Josephine Wesley on September 19, 2021

Categories: Hobbies and interests Woodworking


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Supplies needed to refurbish an old dresser

  1. Sandpaper in fine, medium and coarse.
  2. Oscillating tool with sanding attachment andpads.
  3. Cloth for wiping sanding dust.
  4. Screwdriver for removing hardware.
  5. Paint brushes.
  6. Drop cloth.
  7. Water-based pre-stain.
  8. Water-based stain in pink.

How do you paint furniture without brush strokes? Painting Tip #4- Painting techniques that help eliminate brush strokes

  1. Don't press too hard on the brush.
  2. Paint in the details and then smooth over.
  3. Going back over semi dry paint will cause ripples.
  4. You want to_apply a thin coat, but don't “stretch” the paint on the brush.
  5. Always paint in one direction.

How do you seal acrylic paint on wood? Steps

  1. Use a wet cloth to clean the wood. Leaving dirt or other particles on the wood can keep it from properly absorbing the paint, primer, and sealant.
  2. Apply 2 coats of sealant onto the raw wood.
  3. Apply a coat of primer to help the paint adhere to the wood.
  4. Allow thewood to dry and cure.

What is the best kind of paint to use on a dresser? For furniture it's best to use a satin or semigloss finish in either a latex or an oil-based paint. Never leave primer unpainted. If you choose a latex paint, a latex primer is an excellent choice for most uses. It goes on easily and blocks most stains, but it doesn't have the odor of an oil-basedprimer.