Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Before and After: Chest of Drawers

I bought this chest of drawers a few months ago and finally got around to giving it a makeover. I drew inspiration from the beautiful pieces sold by Vamp Furniture as well as Saks Corner, both in Woodstock, Cape Town. The knobs on the drawers are from Poetry.

It took a lot of hard work that included sanding, painting, glueing and clamping, but I must say, I am very happy with the end result. I also learned a lot and have a good tip: if the drawers run on timber, rub a candle over the pieces on the sides of each drawer as well as on the parts that enable the them to slide. It really works wonders!

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