We've shown you all kinds of ways to dress up your dresser, but what if you need to do a little work on it first? Follow this tutorial for tips on repairing damaged wood, priming, painting, and polishing hardware.
If the surface is already painted or varnished, remove dirt or wax buildup with a household cleaner and rinse. Sand rough areas and wipe away dust with a tack cloth. Apply two coats of stain-blocking primer and allow it to dry between coats. Roll or brush on two coats of latex paint in the direction of the wood grain. Use a brush to finish the surface with smooth strokes. For furniture or cabinetry that will receive heavy use (like kitchen cabinets that are opened on a daily basis), it's a g
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