Updating old furniture blog
For some tasks there is simply no substitute for good old-fashioned hand sanding, working from the most coarse paper to the smoothest, as each level of sanding is completed to create a beautifully prepared material.
After sanding, it is vitally important to remove all traces of dust by hovering, followed with a damp cloth.
The insides of the wardrobes were also accurately masked to allow a crisp edge with the front of the frame.
Get together your favourite looks and inspiration and discuss with your decorator what look and feel you want to achieve in the room.John kindly leads us through his process; start to finish, of redecorating and transforming a fitted piece of furniture.As a part of my painting and decorating business I often carry out projects for hand-painting kitchens and built-in furniture.However, when looking at redecorating a room which encompasses such an item, instead of thinking how to get rid of it – take a moment to consider the possibilities of breathing new life and soul into the room by using paint.We asked John Worsley – a professional painter and decorator from Oakwood Painting, for his top 5 reasons that his clients choose to paint their fitted furniture.
This is an extremely cost effective way of completely transforming a dated or tired looking collection of otherwise functioning and well-designed furniture at a fraction of the price of buying new.