• TV Unit upgrade

    This solid wood TV unit was in really good condition but the yellow-toned wood did not fit well into the living room. Taking off the varnish and colour from the top of the unit revealed solid pine boards glued together.…

  • Elegant but well-used chest of drawers gets a facelift

    This was truly a labour of love. I loved it from the beginning but knew its old cracked finish needed to be replaced. Sadly the cracks on the top went right through the veneer but I was determined to rescue…

  • Mid-Century sideboard re-imagined

    I was looking for something a little different to work with and this mini-sideboard became available. It had some good bones but also needed some repairs. The top was damaged and strips of wood veneer had come off. Halfway through…

  • Going gold

    This three-drawer dresser was in need of an update. Several years ago it was popular to have brown/black furniture and this was no exception. Elegant in its time, it no longer created an inviting atmosphere into the bedroom space. Using…