How to Repaint Wood Furniture

“Simply changing the color of your existing furniture can really breathe new life into a dated wooden furniture. There are many DIY articles and blogs out there with detailed step-by-step instructions, but this kind of project is not as easy as it sounds.”

Test For Lead

Before you start, test for lead paint. You can find inexpensive testing kits at your local big-box store. These steps apply only to items with paint that tests negative for lead.

Remove Loose Paint

Scrape off loose paint, being careful not to gouge the wood with the scraper by holding it parallel to the wood and applying even pressure.

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