Before & After: A Dresser Gets Dressed Up With Contrast

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Scott picked up this dresser years ago, long before he realized he could, "do cool things with his hands." Just wait until you see what he did.

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White + gleamy wood has to be one of our favorite combinations ever. Nice choice.

Scott breaks down his process:


The steps were pretty straightforward as were the tools:

-Masking tape
-Hands (no screws in my dresser's construction)
-Sander(s)
-Briwax
-Cloth (for application)
-Spray paint
-Spray primer

After taking things apart, I sanded the poly off of any part that'd be finished with Briwax. The drawers didn't need sanding. I sprayed primer and then white lacquer. I only wanted the faces white, so I made sure to tape off appropriately.

I had the Briwax on hand, so the total cost for this project was about $18 for the spray paint. A new can of Briwax should run you about $18-$20, and can be found at some hardware stores, and definitely at a woodworking supply shops.

See more at Forest and Filament.

Thank you Scott!

(Image credits: Scott Brabson)

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