This is not a piece I would normally choose… in fact, when I first saw it, I thought it was a little bit ugly. But, you never know what paint can do, so I decided to give it a shot, anyways.
The original hardware was totally nasty, as you can see below. The one on the top is mostly cleaned and the one on the bottom is in its original grossness. It’s like night and day! I used a wonderful cleaning product from Shaklee, called: At Ease. It’s great stuff!
This was a quality piece of furniture, both the fronts AND the backs of the drawers were dovetailed! It’s also extremely heavy… with the drawers in, I can barely lift it!
I lined the drawers with some fun shelf liner that I picked up at the Dollarama and I painted it with two and a half coats of Glidden paint, which seems to be a very thick paint. I protected it with a coat of Minwax.
Here it is all spiffed up: