Tips for Painting Furniture

When you have had enough of the wood look, it’s nice to give furniture a new life by giving it some color.

Sanding

Priming

Painting

First the furniture needs to be sanded thoroughly as it is more than likely sealed with a polyurethane or a lacquer finish. Before priming, the wood needs to be cleaned thoroughly – tack cloths work great for this, capturing dust attached to the wood.

When you’re ready to paint, I recommend using an oil base primer as it resists peeling. It can then be coated with either an oil base or latex base paint.

Final Product

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