Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Stylish Oak Table

oak side table, painted furniture, restoring oak finish, furniture makeoverI love these oak side tables - so practical in many spaces. 

I already have three of them so this one was destined for the booth.

Bought from Olive, it was painted with a matte black top and the bottom left in the original oak.

The wood was dry and dull.

But the table was in relatively good condition.

No wobbles.

If you have had experience with this style, you know wobbles are a problem.

The solid matte black top was doing nothing for me.

After a sanding to lightly distress it, I began to wax it.

Used Howard's dark oak wax.

After two coats of wax I am loving the top.

A soft sheen and some distressed edges.

As for the dry wood Howard's Restor-A-Finish to the rescue.

Used oak finish.

See the difference from the front leg to the back leg.

It transforms the wood in minutes.

The stylish black-top, oak side table is ready to go.

And I am off to complete more projects.

I do not receive compensation from Howard's.

See y'all!

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  1. What a difference! Love this table!! Good job Donna!

  2. I found a table like this in the local thrift store and had to take it home for $25!

  3. That table is so pretty now! You always work your magic touch so beautifully. I had to write that Howard's Restor-A-Finish!

  4. Great transformation. I love this type of table, but I don't have one, and have no room for one. But, I still love it!!!

  5. Looks awesome as always. Love the turned legs on this table. Beautiful.

  6. Great look Donna. I have restored those "wobbly" tables and I know what you mean. Also love the Howard's Restore-A-Finish. Have not tried the wax.

  7. Wonderful transformation! I'm going to have to find me some "Howard's."

  8. It's amazing what a little love and care can do!

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  10. Beautiful, Donna! I've never tried any of the Howard's waxes. I'll have to keep an eye out for some. I love the results you got :)

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