How to Paint a Dresser

Dresser redo

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How to Paint a Dresser
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Pre pic. Lots of lacquer.

Pre pic. Lots of lacquer.

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Apply stripping agent to remove varnish.

Apply stripping agent to remove varnish.

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Covered top of dresser.

Covered top of dresser.

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What I used

What I used

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Scraped off after I saw crackling of finish.

Scraped off after I saw crackling of finish.

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More removal.

More removal.

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I sanded with fine sand paper to complete the top. Left is area yet to be sanded.

I sanded with fine sand paper to complete the top. Left is area yet to be sanded.

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After sanding top, sides and front.6 hours later....

After sanding top, sides and front.6 hours later....

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Ughhh now the drawers.

Ughhh now the drawers.

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Hours later.... Used sander a bit and hand sanded many of the grooves and angles.

Hours later.... Used sander a bit and hand sanded many of the grooves and angles.

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Used a roller to apply thin coats of paint.

Used a roller to apply thin coats of paint.

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When finished painting, I added polycrylic to entire dresser to seal paint.

When finished painting, I added polycrylic to entire dresser to seal paint.

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