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I got this desk for $20 off of Craigslist a few weeks ago and I seem to be able to work on it only about 20 minutes here and there.
|(not bad for 20 bucks)|
I started stripping the (hideous faux marble) paint off of the top and knew I wanted to stain it right away instead of painting it.
|(the spindle like wood trim was the worst part!)|
Then I sanded the top and the back (because I'm impatient and needed to see what it would look like before I stripped the rest)
|SO MUCH BETTER THAN THAT FAKE MARBLE TOP....DON'T YA THINK??|
Today I started stripping the paint off of the drawers and the rest of the desk. I began to sand them and hopefully I will have them all sanded and prepared to start finishing them by the end of the day!
I plan to stain the top with a dark stain (haven't picked it out yet)
and the desk with a shade of sweet potato orange and the trim is a nice cream color.
I'm going to look for some new drawer pulls also....maybe I could find some cool vintage ones :-)
I'LL UPDATE YOU AS I GO!!
PICS TO COME SOON
THANKS FOR STOPPING BY!!