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Antique Serving Cart

Follow along to see how this antique cart was given a fun farmhouse finish.

I purchased this sweet antique wheeled cart and as soon as I brought it home my youngest daughter asked for it for Christmas as a plant stand in her new apartment. When asked what colors she saw it in, she instantly said white and dark stain.

As with all my pieces, especially the old antiques that have seen years of wear and use I scrub them thoroughly. You can in the still photo and the video just how much grime and dirt comes off.


Next I removed the bottom shelf for easier stripping and staining. Both flat surfaces were stripped with paint stripper then power sanded smooth. The corners on the top surface with the raised edges required hand sanding to get into the tight corners.


Once the sanding was complete and the whole piece wiped down again to remove any sanding dust it was time to stain. I chose my go to Homestead House's stain and finishing oil all in one  in the color cappuccino. See a farmhouse h…

first custom order coffee table

Here is my first custom order piece finished. I supplied the coffee table and they chose the colors (with my help and colors on hand) The coffee table will be going to a young lady in her university home. The table was perfect. It is solid wood and very durable. The color choice looks great and both her and her Mom are happy with the end result.

it came a long way from this




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  1. Brandi loves her new coffee table - she can't wait to set it up in your new home for University. The colors look great and the workmanship is perfect. THANK YOU!!

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