When I saw this chest-of-drawers I immediately knew I wanted to soften it up with a light color and big glass knobs. I envisioned it going in a girl's bedroom and that's exactly where it ended up going. Yay! See the process below.
THE PREP PROCESS:
I removed the drawers, took off the knobs (placed them in a Ziplock bag)
After it was dry, I sanded the piece really well. It had a lot of scratches on it, so I used 150 grit sandpaper on my orbital sander and then I followed up with 220 grit to smooth it out a little bit.
I then vacuumed off all of the sanding dust, inside and out.
I taped off all of the edges with painter’s tape
Once the prep process was complete, I waited 24 hours to make sure the chemical products I used had ample time to dry.
THE PAINTING PROCESS:
I primed the whole piece with 2 coats of BIN /Shellac to prevent any potential bleed through.
Once the Shellac was dry, I lightly hand sanded the piece with 220 grit sandpaper to smooth out the primer, dusted the piece off and a ran a tack cloth across it to make sure the piece was nice and smooth.
I applied 3 coats General Finishes Seagull Grey using my Zibra Fan brush and 2” Palm Pro.
I vacuumed the sanding dust.
I applied 3 coats of General Finishes High Performance Top Coat in Flat with my Zibra Chisled Wedge
At the end of the process I purchased a new back for the piece because the original one was gone. I went ahead and painted it to match the dresser to give a nice complete look. I purchased the wood from The Home Depot.
The gorgeous knobs on this chest-of-drawers are my favorite and the best price on the market! I got them from D.Lawless Hardware and they were the perfect touch to complete the look of this piece!
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