Furniture Makeovers

Furniture Makeovers

Simple Techniques for Transforming Furniture With Paint, Stains, Paper, Stencils, and More

Book - 2013
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Offers simple techniques to transforming drab furniture into showpieces, including easy-to-follow instructions for spray painting, applying gold leaf, wall papering, stenciling, and dip dyeing.
Contents: The hunt
Tools & materials
Techniques. Stripping furniture ; Sanding furniture ; Small repairs. Wood filling ; Gluing & clamping ; Router retrofits for new hardware ; Priming furniture - Applying polyurethane ; Painting furniture ; Staining over paint ; Waxing over paint ; Refreshing wood with Danish oil ; Applying wallpaper to furniture ; Applying metal leaf ; Applying milk paint ; Using vinyl decals ; Using stencils ; Using an overhead projector ; Using découpage ; Color blocking ; Adding stripes ; Achieving the dip-dyed look ; Dry brushing ; Layering paint ; Spray painting ; Basic seat upholstering ; Lining drawers
Before & after makeovers
Publisher: San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books, [2013]
Branch Call Number: 684.1044 B
Characteristics: 190 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Greene, J. Aaron - Photographer
ISBN: 9781452104157


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