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An Unexpected Gem

Recently, I went on a search for new furniture projects, hitting yard sales, Salvation Army and Goodwill for options, hoping to find hidden treasure.  When I spotted this lonely two-tiered table at Goodwill for $15, I had no idea how amazing it was underneath the scratched and water-stained dark brown finish.

Here are some before photos:

As soon as I started to sand the top shelf with 100 grit sandpaper, I realized  that this table was going to be gorgeous!  The top shelf was detailed with two toned wood, lighter on the edge and darker in the middle.  The lower table top was also blessed with beautiful quality wood.  It was gong to be similar to a mirror I had refinished last March.

After sanding:

After applying one coat of MinWax Polycrylic Protective Finish (clear gloss), the table was ready – simple, elegant and stunning.

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This entry was published on August 15, 2012 at 1:46 pm. It’s filed under ReClaimed Furniture and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

6 thoughts on “An Unexpected Gem

  1. This is gorgeous, Suzanne! Please keep me posted on your projects >>>>—————->

    Russ

  2. Hello, we are a furniture store in Brazil and you really provided good ideas here, I’ve just subscribed. We need to agregate value into the product using information like that, nowadays inovation are a mandatory factor to make the business grow, specially in our niche. Thanks!

  3. You really do have a great eye, suz.
    Love you,
    RJ

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