Category Painting

Video: How to Paint Wood Furniture
Painting

Video: How to Paint Wood Furniture

That old dark-stained dresser? Or that blah-blonde wood bookcase? No problem. Simply take a brush, paint, sandpaper, and the tips from this video and you can reinvent your furniture and, as a result, your whole living space.

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How To: Dispose of Paint

To dispose of paint improperly is bad for the environment, potentially dangerous for sanitation workers, and-in some localities-subject to fines. Here's how to do it safely.
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How To: Whitewash Wood

The bright and pleasingly imperfect nature of whitewashing complement many styles, from farmhouse to coastal. Follow these steps for how to whitewash wood.
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Solved! The Best Paint for Furniture

Q: I want to renew a recently purchased thrift store chair with paint. What's the best paint to use on furniture? A: Although some paint brands carry dedicated furniture paint designed to dissuade brush marks and protect against scuffs (like Valspar's Furniture Paint, available at Lowe's), it can be pretty pricey-as much as $26 for a…
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Buyer's Guide: Painter's Tape

For a pro-quality paint job, you've got to focus on the areas you don't want to receive paint as well as the ones you do-and that's where painter's tape comes in. A special kind of masking tape designed for easy removal, painter's tape is placed where surfaces meet-such as walls and molding, or around a…
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