Workshop
Start a discussion
since August 2020
2 weeks ago
theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
  • My latest posts
  • Posts I liked
  • My liked posts

User's latest posts

theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
a month ago

That’s fantastic!!!

theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
a month ago

Thank you! The joy of DIYing overcomes the need for perfection! And it’s all a learning process. I’ve learned to avoid buying painted furniture 藍藍

theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
2 replies
a month ago

Thank you!! I’m sure it was painted at a later stage. Which is so unfortunate, as the paint really got into the grain of the wood and was impossible t ...

theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
4 replies
a month ago

Finally finished! I ended up using Feast Watson stain in walnut. The sanding was so incredibly fiddly that I ended up painting part of it black.  

theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
August

Excellent, thanks!

theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
2 replies
August

Thank you  The stripper I’ve been using it water-based, so you’re correct that it may not be strong enough. It’s so toxic as it is that I really don’ ...

theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
August

Thank you Eric! I did have a moment when I felt like giving up and just painting it, but I’m determined to press on. I’ll give your ideas a go. I hadn ...

theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
July

Thank you! I’ve started removing the paint, and the wood is cedar. Hoping it looks ok stained 爛

Posts user liked

Darren
Experienced Contributor
1 reply
July 2016

We had a similar problem in our back room - delightful mission brown aluminium doors but no budget to replace them. Our solution was to spray them wit ...

MaureenW
New Contributor
8 replies

Hi just thought I would share my recent projects never made anything before and I'm a little OK a lot! Chuffed with myself lol            

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
1 reply
a month ago

Thanks for the added detail @theparlourroom. It really helps to paint the picture. I think one of the most honourable traits to have as a D.I.Y'e ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
3 replies
a month ago

Amazing work, @theparlourroom! I wonder if that unit was originally timber and painted over at a later stage. That timber is exceptionally beautiful ...

JoeAzza
Super Contributor
1 reply
August

@theparlourroom You could also try acetone/ nail polish remover, it will soften the paint to be removed, use sparingly and use in a well ventilated a ...

JoeAzza
Super Contributor
3 replies
August

Hi .@theparlourroom .@EricL suggestion should work especially if it was a water based paint you are removing, another suggestion is to try a chemical ...

Bunnings Team Member EricL
Bunnings Team Member
5 replies
August

Hello @theparlourroom Thank you for sharing your question about removing paint from wood grain pores. You may have to try several methods to ...

prettyliving
Super Contributor
1 reply
July

@theparlourroom Hi, what a beautiful dresser! Can’t wait to see what you do with it! I’ve used Cabots stain & varnish before with good results. Becaus ...

User's liked posts

theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
a month ago

That’s fantastic!!!

theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
a month ago

Thank you! The joy of DIYing overcomes the need for perfection! And it’s all a learning process. I’ve learned to avoid buying painted furniture 藍藍

theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
2 replies
a month ago

Thank you!! I’m sure it was painted at a later stage. Which is so unfortunate, as the paint really got into the grain of the wood and was impossible t ...

theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
4 replies
a month ago

Finally finished! I ended up using Feast Watson stain in walnut. The sanding was so incredibly fiddly that I ended up painting part of it black.  

theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
August

Excellent, thanks!

theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
2 replies
August

Thank you  The stripper I’ve been using it water-based, so you’re correct that it may not be strong enough. It’s so toxic as it is that I really don’ ...

theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
July

Thank you! I’ve started removing the paint, and the wood is cedar. Hoping it looks ok stained 爛

theparlourroom
Junior Contributor
1 reply
July

Thank you Eric! Much appreciated. The dresser will be inside, in a room that doesn’t get much light. There isn’t any other wood furniture in the room, ...

Contact Me
Online Status
Offline
Date Last Visited
2 weeks ago