I picked up this vintage, round table the same time as the hutch I recently repainted. It is a well-built table and it is a great size for a small kitchen or dining area.
The table was in excellent condition and very sturdy, but the orange finish made it look outdated.
The first thing I did was remove the existing finish from the table top with an electric palm sander. It took quite a bit of sanding to get through the shiny layer on top, but once I did, the flawless wood underneath was revealed.
I mixed ebony and dark walnut Minwax stains to get a nice, deep chocolate stain for the top. To protect the top, I applied one coat of satin polyurethane.
I painted the table base and legs turquoise for a pretty contrast with the dark chocolate top.
I used a rag to apply Fiddes & Sons dark wax (rugger brown) mixed with clear wax over the turquoise paint to give it an aged look.
I paired the table with my stenciled slipcover parson chairs.
Here is a shot of the table and the back room of Loot, from this past weekend at our sale.
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