Good Questions: Refinishing This Old Kitchen "Thing"?

Good Questions: Refinishing This Old Kitchen "Thing"?

Hi AT! What is this thing? I found it in my attic while moving this past weekend. I think it used to be in my grandparent's kitchen and I'm pretty sure if I cleaned it up it would make an awesome addition to my new kitchen. It is white metal all over with chrome handles and chrome around the edging on the top. The only part of it that is in bad shape is the top. Looks to be formica and there is some spilled brown paint on it. Any tips for refinishing formica? Or should I just polish it up and slap a cute tablecloth on the top to hide it? Jessica

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We're thinking sand and paint with a bright pop of color! Can you sand formica? Other thoughts?

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