MORE THAN JUST A PEDICURE - lions foot chest


The veneer on one side and top had to be completely removed due to water damage.
We have all come across those bubbling and wavy surfaces and sometimes it can be fixed.


But not this time.
I stripped and sanded and filled and sanded some more,
then added several coats of paint and wax to get this crisp clean white surface.


The right side veneer was saved and I restained the wood on the left.

She has her original key locks still in place and I out fitted her with a set of reproduction handles.


She is painted in ASCP Old White and clear wax,
and is the perfect height for a grand bedside table.


 
You can find a side by side before and after pic here.

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6 comments:

  1. I have the lions sister. I'll snap a photo later and sent it.

    ~Bliss~

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  2. Lovely piece and great pedicure!;>) I'm sure it will sell fast- xo Diana

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  3. This turned out wonderful! Great transformation!

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  4. Ooooo, this is positively regal. I would imagine seeing this on the pages of Veranda Magazine. Amazing. -K

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  5. Kristy ~ this piece is way cool! I love white when it's all distressed and scruffed up. Where'd you score the drawer pulls? I could use four of those. Ditto w/ Karen, it's about time you're featured on the front of a magazine:) a hui hou, Shelly

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  6. Oh Kristy---goooood job! It's absolutely FABulous!
    I want-I want. But what am I going to do with one, more. dresser?
    Catherine

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THANK YOU ALL!