Makeovers

The Big (re)Finish

A few weeks ago I posted about the makeover of a gorgeous buffet/hutch (see Beautiful Both Ways). I just had the opportunity to refinish the dining table top in the same room.  The table is solid hickory and beautifully made.  It did have a few rings on it from 30 years of use, and it… Continue reading The Big (re)Finish

Makeovers

Dining table refresh

Sometimes all a dining set needs is a simple refresh.  This table had served my client's family for years and was still in excellent structural condition.  It just needed a little cosmetic refinishing. The client has a lot of wood in her kitchen, so after discussing options, we decided on painting the chairs, table legs… Continue reading Dining table refresh

Makeovers

Dining Table Refresh

I was contacted by this client to give her table and dining room chairs an update.  It is a quality, oak dining set that the family had been using for many years and, barring a few marks, was in excellent condition.   The finish was a honey oak and they were ready for a change.… Continue reading Dining Table Refresh

Makeovers

There is a New Look to my Blog!

I have decided to try out a new approach to my blog posts.  I am showing the before and after pictures side by side for those who enjoy looking at the contrast, but who aren't necessarily interested in "how the sausage is made".  For those who are interested in the hows and whys, I invite… Continue reading There is a New Look to my Blog!