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DanaR
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2 weeks ago

Hi @Eric than you for that recommendation of Citristrip! I was thinking of using a paint stripper just wasn't sure which one.

DanaR
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A free outdated, tv cabinet on Marketplace turned out to be a stained, hacked, article board mess! Those doors though -WOW! Original possom paintings ...

DanaR
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This bench was on its way to a lonely end as a plant stand in the back of a garden. It was weathered, cracked, broken and rough as guts. But it had ...

DanaR
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a month ago

HI @Ellcher! You are correct! I used a stain and then 3 coats of spray gloss. The first couple of times I used the spray gloss, I didn't let it dry in ...

DanaR
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Flip number 3! A free dusty, cobwebby Tv/entertainment unit. When I sanded the top it revealed a stunning woodwork pattern of what looked like diff ...

DanaR
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July

HI @AlexB I use British Paints Paint and Prime. It's got great coverage as a primer and at the same time as providing a smooth quality finish. I usua ...

DanaR
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2 replies
July

@yumnaqazi I so know that nervous feeling! Taking that first step is huge. The way I look at it is 'practice and tomorrow I'll be better than today'. ...

DanaR
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This Marketplace find was a ...........challenge! Although in great sturdy condition, it was painted in some type of milky white coating it was alm ...

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Bunnings Team Member EricL
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2 weeks ago

Hi @DanaR What a fantastic rescue. It's great that you saw past the old paintwork and realized that this bench still had a second life in it. I jus ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
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2 weeks ago

It's amazing how a lick of fresh paint and a bit of elbow grease has given these TV cabinet doors a whole new lease on life. I trust they'll look love ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
2 weeks ago

What a lovely transformation you've been able to achieve there, @DanaR. It's wonderful that you've included images and details of how you went about t ...

Bunnings Team Member EricL
Bunnings Team Member
July

Hello @DanaR Your upcycle projects are just outstanding! This is truly a diamond in the rough. Your keen eye has managed to see through the cobwebs ...

Bunnings Team Member EricL
Bunnings Team Member
July

Hello @yumnaqazi It's great that you've received fantastic advice and inspiration from @StevieB, @craftyhopper, and @DanaR. The guides and videos ...

AlexB
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July

What brand of paint and primer did you use?

Bunnings Team Member EricL
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July

Hello @DanaR Thank you for sharing an amazing upcycle project. What an excellent project and an amazing sale at the same time! The upcycle bug ...

Projects Editor StevieB
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5 replies
July

Thanks for sharing your project with us @yumnaqazi. Will this be your first upcycling project? You may like to start by taking a look at these ste ...

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DanaR
Junior Contributor
2 weeks ago

Hi @Eric than you for that recommendation of Citristrip! I was thinking of using a paint stripper just wasn't sure which one.

DanaR
Junior Contributor
1 reply

A free outdated, tv cabinet on Marketplace turned out to be a stained, hacked, article board mess! Those doors though -WOW! Original possom paintings ...

DanaR
Junior Contributor
3 replies

This bench was on its way to a lonely end as a plant stand in the back of a garden. It was weathered, cracked, broken and rough as guts. But it had ...

DanaR
Junior Contributor
1 reply
a month ago

HI @Ellcher! You are correct! I used a stain and then 3 coats of spray gloss. The first couple of times I used the spray gloss, I didn't let it dry in ...

DanaR
Junior Contributor
1 reply

Flip number 3! A free dusty, cobwebby Tv/entertainment unit. When I sanded the top it revealed a stunning woodwork pattern of what looked like diff ...

DanaR
Junior Contributor
July

HI @AlexB I use British Paints Paint and Prime. It's got great coverage as a primer and at the same time as providing a smooth quality finish. I usua ...

DanaR
Junior Contributor
2 replies
July

@yumnaqazi I so know that nervous feeling! Taking that first step is huge. The way I look at it is 'practice and tomorrow I'll be better than today'. ...

DanaR
Junior Contributor
1 reply

This Marketplace find was a ...........challenge! Although in great sturdy condition, it was painted in some type of milky white coating it was alm ...

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