Painted Bedroom Set Refinishing....
From Paint to Stain
Below, we refinished a French style bedroom set that had been painted.
It can be hard to gauge how furniture that's been pained is going to come out?
This one was factory painted, than painted again by the owner.
Factory painted furniture can be the most difficult to refinish, since they almost
always painted directly over the raw wood. In this case, the customer hoped
for a honey tone, but was aware that it may have to go darker
depending on how well we could remove the paint.
Above: The triple dresser before and after stripping. We were pleased that it
stripped fairly clean, but it required a good deal of effort. We found the wood to
Below: Some of the drawers after being sanded.
Below: The drawers to the tall chest being finished
Below: The finished pieces. They turned out even better than we had expected,
and I was able to keep the finish fairly clear and light, just as the customer had hoped.