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Restoring Natural Beauty to Wood Furniture

While stripping is pleasurable in some venues, in the home workshop, it is seldom so.

Varnish Info

Now when I say "varnish," I do not mean polyurethane. Varnish as a finish is really quite old.

Reupholstering a Wingback Chair Applying the Fabric

We've covered how to reupholster the back, the seat and the arms of a traditional wingback chair.

Reupholstering Furniture: Finding the Perfect Piece

Finding the perfect piece is half the fun.

How to Upholster a Headboard

Nothing adds a fresh new look to a bedroom quite as much as a beautifully upholstered headboard.

How to Refinish Wood Tables

Take a wood table from tired to fresh with a few supplies.

Refresh Your Furnishings for Fall

Simple strategies for seasonal decor.

Making a Reclaimed Wood Table (from Frank Sinatra's Floor)

Can you believe whose floor this table used to be?

Furniture Refinishing - Preparation

Preparation is the way of boy scouts and furniture refinish.

Transform an Old Door Into a Headboard

Upcycle an old door into a stylish headboard with some fabric.

How to Give Furniture a Shabby Chic Makeover

Have a boring piece of furniture? Give it new life with a shabby chic look in 5 steps.

Turn Bland, Old End Tables Into Fabulous, Shabby Chic Side Tables

Breathe new life into your old furniture pieces with this simple, shabby chic upcycling how-to.

New Year, New Home Furnishings! Top Trends to Inspire Your Redecorating

Starting from scratch or updating your decor, the new year's design trends are sure to inspire!

5 Cheap Ways to Furnish a Dorm Room

Get creative for functional furniture.

Understanding Antiques: Upcycling 101

Make sure you don't have a valuable antique on your hands when planning your next upcycling project.

How to Fix Furniture Finishes

Get your wood furniture looking like new.