Hi everybody! Monica Chavez right here with a brilliant easy furnishings refinishing undertaking.
I’ve a group of classic and vintage stitching machines with tables accumulating in my furnishings hoard pile. It was time we introduced one in for a refresh.
We determined to present new life to a tall and slender stitching desk utilizing Varathane Premium interior wood stain from The Home Depot.
This stitching desk particularly was discovered at an property sale for $5! FIVE DOLLARS.
This piece wanted plenty of consideration because it had been nicely liked in its prime. I additionally wished to take the chance to make it extra my fashion. Varathane Premium Fast Dry Interior Wood Stain in Ebony was going to be precisely what I wanted to get it there.
We gathered our provides which included the Varathane wood stain, Varathane Water Based Interior Polyurethane in clear satin, orbital sander and sanding discs of varied grits, a foam brush, lint free cloth, drop cloth, and drill to disassemble the stitching desk.
Prepping For Stain
We eliminated the highest desk items and hinges with a purpose to sand/stain the items correctly.
Prepping the floor for the brand new stain was going to first require eradicating the weathered outdated layer of stain with an orbital sander.
Using numerous grits of sanding discs in succession from coarse to tremendous nice will give us a clear and easy end on the wooden.
We at all times sand within the course of the wooden grain.
Every a part of the stitching desk acquired the identical therapy to take away the outdated stain.
Once we have been achieved sanding the entire items down, we vacuumed up any mud and wiped every little thing down with a lint free cloth.
Applying Varathane Premium Interior Wood Stain
We allowed the stain to penetrate for 2-Three minutes, wiping with a lint-free material to take away the surplus stain.
The longer you let the stain sit earlier than wiping off, the darker the colour. I imply, simply take a look at that lovely wooden grain.
Applying Varathane Ultimate Polyurethane
We let the wooden stain dry for 1 hour earlier than grabbing the water based top coat. The Varathane Ultimate Polyurethane was going to present us the protecting end a aspect desk requires. At the identical time letting the attractive Ebony wood stain shine via the crystal clear layer.
With a clear foam brush we utilized the stirred polyurethane alongside the course of the wooden grain in a single easy even coat.
This coat dried to the contact in 2 hours and gave us an abrasion and scratch resistant floor. After 48 hours the items have been cured and able to be reassembled.
Before and After
My solely remorse just isn’t having achieved this undertaking sooner! This desk quietly shops a classic stitching machine however has new objective as the right aspect desk.
So should you too have a hoard pile of furnishings calling your title, seize your self some Varathane Premium wood stain in a shade that matches your fashion!