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Painted upcycled buffet with brass handles

craftyhopper
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craftyhopper
craftyhopper
Established Contributor

Painting with Porter's Paints Yacht Race and adding stylish brass handles refreshed this buffet.

 

 

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The project

 

A neighbour was throwing this buffet out, so I got it for free. The drawers looked like a sad face, so I covered them with ply for a flush look.

 

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I used an orbital sander and 80 grit paper to get the varnish off, and went back over it with 240 grit for a smoother finish. The awkward parts were the creases. I had to do this by hand. It didn’t take too long though. 

 

I already had Porter’s Paints Yacht Race from other projects and just bought new handles to finish it off. All up it cost around $80.

 

Before and after

 

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Materials

 

  • Porter’s Paints Yacht Race

 

  • Cabot's Cabothane Clear

 

 

  • 3mm plywood panel

 

  • Liquid Nails

 

More upcycled buffet projects

 

With fresh paint and new handles, craftyhopper was also able to give this buffet a stylish new look.

 

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By lightly distressing fresh paint and adding vintage handles, prettyliving completely changed the look of this buffet.

 

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