Dailey Woodworks

Restoring and Refinishing an Antique End-Table

My mother brought this end-table for me to refinish.  Originally I was going to paint it red, but I decided I would try to strip all the paint and bring it back to a wood finish.

The table is between 80-100 years old.  It was attacked by the 1970’s and painted “Harvest Gold.”  Here are some before pictures.

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Projects and Goals for 2015

Yes I know you’re supposed to do this post at the first of the year, blah, blah, but I’m doing it now.  The main reason is so that I have an idea of where I’m going for the year.

Screenshot 2015-02-20 14.02.10The Modular Shop is coming along.  I’m still building the cabinets and playing with different layouts using Sketchup.  I’m honestly getting tired of doing the same task every time I go to the shop (which is about 2-3 hours a week).  Like many things this is an issue of delayed gratification.  Once this shop is redone it will function much better, be more organized, and make working on new projects much more enjoyable.

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