Makeovers

Returning Furniture to its Original Finish

Many of the pieces that I make over have elements of paint.  Paint can be used to refresh a dated look, coordinate with a client's style, express creative license or cover damage too extensive to blend into a stained finish.  However, when I client asks me to return a piece to its original finish, there… Continue reading Returning Furniture to its Original Finish

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Makeovers

The Server with (Almost) No Love

When a client reached out to me to refinish her server, I was super excited.  It has GORGEOUS lines, curves, and hardware!  What it didn't have was the love of the rest of her family.  Nobody wanted her to keep this piece.  Challenge accepted!! The biggest factor that this server had working against it was… Continue reading The Server with (Almost) No Love

Makeovers

Back to its Original Glory

I was asked to refinish this beautiful buffet.  It has been in the client's family for generations and had seen a lot of use. This piece was in great structural condition, but the finish was in bad shape.  The top had a lot of stains and rings, and the old finish had become textured and… Continue reading Back to its Original Glory

Makeovers

Summer Color

When I first saw this buffet, I knew that it was special.  It had beautiful detail that was going to be spectacular once it was highlighted.  Overall it was in excellent condition aside from the giant chunk out of the top and several deep scratches.   The chunk eliminated any chance of staining the top,… Continue reading Summer Color