Restoration of the old cabinet

Each of us has ever encountered the decision to further the life of old things, which in no way fit into the modern interior. Sometimes it is a pity to part with old furniture because it is of good quality and is associated with old memories. If there is a dacha, you can take the furniture there, but if there is no such solution, then you have to choose from two ways, either throw it in a landfill, or try to reanimate and bring it into the appropriate form. In principle, any furniture can be changed and made perfect addition in the interior. Today, the restoration of upholstered furniture is very popular - those who did repairs in the apartment often replaced the upholstery of the sofa with a new, more suitable for their surroundings. Plus, this is a huge plus to save. And it’s also a creative process and the pride that it’s all done with your own hands. You don’t need to be afraid to start reworking old things. Even if you do not have the skills or knowledge in this process, you can simply turn to the Internet, or special literature, which is replete with a huge amount of information.Also in this case, you can be assisted by experienced workers of building stores who will advise and recommend the materials you need for the creative process. And so, where to start?! · Paint the old cabinet. • You need to find the cause of the breakdown and try to eliminate it. • Check the furniture for the presence of wood borers. If you still find the moves, you need to blow them. Then drip these moves with a special compound or kerosene. Before painting, seal holes with wax or putty on wood. • Now, trying not to damage the wood, you need to remove the old paint. To do this, you can use special tools. Wear gloves and a respirator with a paint brush or cloth wound on a stick. Remove the softened paint with a spatula or a wooden block with a cut edge. After you need to polish the wood along the fibers. • Priming the surface for better adhesion of dyes to wood. Sometimes the lacquers and paints themselves are primers. • Then you need to choose paint: oil enamel, latex paint or water-based acrylic. Acrylic paint is more in demand in this business, since it can be diluted with water, it is odorless, dries quickly,mixes easily with the color and most importantly, during the painting process, it can be washed off. • Use quality brushes and rollers. • • Paint the product and leave to dry completely. • • When the paint has dried well, the surface needs to be cleaned fine-grained sandpaper and wipe with rags. • Cover with a second coat of paint. Let dry. If desired, you can still cover with varnish, it will protect the product from debris and dust. Well, that's all ready! You can also decorate products at your discretion using different design techniques. Old Soviet wall before restoration.
 Restoration of the old cabinet
Restoration of the old cabinet

After restoration.
Restoration of the old cabinet
 Restoration of the old cabinet


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