Dining Room Table and Chairs Makeover
Do you guys remember when I asked for advice about my dining room chairs way back in August? Well, I finally got around to the makeover and I am thrilled with the results! Here’s a quick summary of the back story of the table and chairs: We bought them last May off Craigslist for $80. The table was the perfect size for our new dining room and the chairs were solid and in good shape, but they badly needed updating. The chair cushions were especially bad. Not only was the fabric ugly and…
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Dining Room Table
I've had a couple of requests for instructions on how I refinished my dining room table to match my sideboard. I figured that I'd post what I did for anyone interested. This is long, but I'm trying to be thorough. It was a bit of a process. My table was a honey stained pine. First, I concentrated on the chairs. I removed the seats by unscrewing them from beneath. I had previously recovered them by just stapling the striped fabric over what was there. Then, I lightly sanded and spray painted…
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