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|Varathane® Wood Stain Carbon Gray|
|Varathane® Wood Stain Antique White|
Varathane® Triple Thick Polyurethane Satin
Sandpaper (280 or 329 grit)
Tarp or Newpaper
2-3 Paint Brushes
With a wide selection of Varathane stains, select the ones that fit your taste. (Varathane Carbon Gray / Varathane Antique White / Varathane Triple Thick polyurethane). Additionally, you’ll need sand paper to prepare the surface for finishing. A couple of stir sticks, a paint brush, a couple of rags and, of course, some gloves. Make sure to have a tarp or newspaper to protect your work area.
First remove the existing hardware. Next clean the surface using a residue/wax Napthabuild up remover. Then take a separate cloth to clean that off. Using a fine 280 or 320 grit sand paper, lightly scuff the piece. This will help with adhesion. Then go over one more time with your residue remover (Naptha).
Take your Varathane stain (Antique White), and give it a quick stir. Then, using a clean cloth, saturate it with the stain and wipe it on the surface you intend to refinish. Apply liberally. Wait 2-3 minutes and white away excess. Give that first coat of Varathane at least an hour to dry.
Next, apply the second Varathane Stain (Carbon Gray) using the dry brush technique demonstrated in the slides below. Take your time and go drawer by drawer and one side at a time. Let dry for at least an hour, then apply Varathane Triple Thick polyurethane
Remember that one coat of the Varathane Triple Thick Polyurethane is sufficient for maximum protection.
Find the perfect hardware to fit your refinished piece. You can use the holes from the previous hardware to attach them.