Before & After Roundup: Refinished Wood Furniture Projects

updated Jul 15, 2020
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While applying a new coat of paint can be a quick and easy way to make over a piece of furniture, refinishing a quality wooden piece is often worth the added time and patience. And it’s often not too hard — a little light sanding and a few simple restoring products is often all it takes to breathe new life into old pieces, and bring out the beautiful grain of wooden furniture.

1. A Revamped Kitchen Table, from Door Sixteen
2. An Old Dresser, Apartment Therapy
3. A Pair of Craigslist Dressers, from Apartment Therapy
4. A Salvaged Antique Ladder, from Design*Sponge
5. A Childhood Wood Bed, via Apartment Therapy

• Refinish Or Repaint: The Great Wood Makeover Debate
How to Quickly & Easily Spruce Up Wood Furniture
• Howard Feed-N-Wax Wood Preserver
• Vintage Furniture: When to Leave the Finish As-Is
• Preserving the Finish (and Value) of Antique Furniture

(Images: as Linked Above)