Friday, November 26, 2010

Night Stand - REFINISHED!

My dad built this nightstand for me when I was about 8-years-old.  Recently, I decided to awesomize this piece of furniture and give it some new life. 

- I sand it. I start at 80 grit. 
- I bevel out corners. 
- I sand until I'm wet-sanding at 600 grit. Super smooth.
- I stain it with teak oil. Super shiny and luster finish.  
- I replace the wooden knob with this cool metal one from home depot. More stylish.

- Original -

- Finished! - 

Super Shiny 

** These pictures really don't do the new finish justice. You have to feel the wood to appreciate the level of finish. If you are ever at my house - you gotta check it out! **

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