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cjohns6
« on: September 18, 2009 09:35:12 PM »

This is my first post, but I lurk all the time. We recently bought a house and have been painting everything. Our dining room was almost done but we didn't have a table. Thanks to craigslist and a $60 table now we do. Except it was oak and white(eww anyone?) so i painted it. Our dining room/kitchen is done in limey green, brown, oranges with a mural.

First I tried liquid deglosser but that didn't work so I sanded it down. After wiping it down to remove dust I applied 2 coats of brown paint. After allowing it to dry I applied laquer. And now it matches my funky dining room.

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« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2009 09:39:40 PM »

Wow that looks perfect in there. Great job!
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« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2009 09:40:48 PM »

I like the dark top.... I really can't stand "blond" wood looks. Wood should be dark and rich in my opinion. Oak and pine and other blondish woods look too country to me.
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« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2009 09:43:24 PM »

Thanks for the compliments. I love the result too.

Ugh I hate light wood too. My next big project is to either stain or paint our oak cabinets.
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« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2009 10:33:18 PM »

I have a table almost identical to that. My husband and I got it for free and we have been wanting to refinish it. Now I am really inspired!
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« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2009 05:36:53 PM »

Oh.MY.Word.  That is freakin' awesome.  It really works there.  I love it. 

I was afraid that I was going to see a black table or something, but this is beautiful.  Great job.
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« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2009 07:05:56 AM »

That looks awesome and matches the rest of the room really nicely.  Good job!
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