China Cabinet Update

As you may know I’ve been working on my china cabinet for some time now. This is the biggest re-do I’ve ever attempted (I think) and its taking longer than I expected.

My first attempt was sanding by hand. After one day, I was in dyer need of a manicure! After a week in recovery I purchased the snazziest detail sander there is from the hardware store. I finished a small amount, but the wood detail still required sanding by hand.

So I purchased this, and tried it on the cabinet door.

Stain Stripper

Stripper + old stained wood = an easy fix?

Looks like its working!

Simi finished door

It worked well, but I guess you could say I was expecting a miracle.

And this is just the sanding process, I don’t even want to think about re-staining the wood. Oh well, this is a project I’m determined to finish!

Have a lovely week.


Anonymous said...

Looks great, I can't wait to see it finished!

Melissa Papaj Photography said...

It will be awesome when you are done...just think how much you will appreciate it when it's done! Stopping by from SITS.

cheri said...

i admire your patience in making this project. i'm hopeless....

shuttling in from SITS :)

LindsB said...

looks great so far- post more pics soon!

Shel at Dreamy Nest said...

Great job so far!

I don't think I have your patience. This is why I haven't attempted any furniture yet. . . My day is coming though... LOL

Have you tried any of that "liquid sandpaper"? I've read about it on some blogs. Definitely worth looking into.