Slant Top Secretary Desk Flea Market Flip

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Project by Chris posted 02-05-2015 03:59 PM 3425 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Found this nice little slant top secretary desk at a local flea market. Paid $30 dollars for it and took a gamble that the wood underneath would be nice. After tearing the entire desk apart and stripping about 3 or four different colors I was pleasantly surprised how nice the wood still was. A little bit of sanding to smooth things out and get what little bit of paint off that was still left and it was time to throw it back together. It’s finished in a semigloss polyurethane and looks great in my rustic themed house.

-- Chris

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#1 posted 02-05-2015 04:50 PM

Well done. Now this is rescued furniture.

-- -David -- Lubbock, TX

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#2 posted 02-05-2015 05:06 PM

Looks great! Nice job.

-- "I've still got things left to do." – Walter White

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#3 posted 02-05-2015 05:59 PM

Nicely done, looks great.

-- Perfection is the difference between too much and not enough.

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#4 posted 02-05-2015 07:07 PM

Well saved. What were they thinking?

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#5 posted 02-06-2015 03:57 PM

it was always a pet peeve of mine when I saw old furniture “freshened up” by putting gobs of paint on it. its good to see one being saved from the junk heap

-- tools are only as good as the hands that hold them

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#6 posted 02-06-2015 09:28 PM

Sure Looks Better after you finished, Great Job!!

-- John, Suffolk Virgina

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