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October 17, 2010

the chair

as mentioned previously, I bought a used chair last weekend.

I was super excited about it. It was a rocker with an ottoman (that had really cool legs).


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The plan was to refinish the chair, reupholster the cushions and put it in our guest room.

I sanded it down with my trusty sander I got for $1 at a jumble sale.

Then I started staining with a stain/poly combo I already had from refinishing the cabinets in our bathroom.

This is after the first coat.



After two more coats of stain, it looked like this!







I was super excited. I love the look of dark, shiny wood.


Turns out, we really didn't have enough room for it in the guest room. So....I'm selling it. If you're interested....it's available and super awesome!

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