Giving a second life to things is a very valuable ability that not everyone can handle. But how nice it is to be able to preserve things that keep a big story and let them please us as long as possible!
Today we selected 16 wooden items that would disappear if real masters with golden hands didn’t work on them.
Took an old, weathered bench and sanded the hell out of it
Finished with Tung oil and polyurethane. Here’s the before and after.
Before and after of an… Organ transplant
Restored an armchair with my hands
Decorative Wood Appliques and Paint for this Curb-Shopped Find Dresser!
Though some items are still functional, they lose their exterior over time. That’s when the restoration comes in!
I restored my dad’s post hole digger for his birthday!
I was told this bench was done
Solid wood coffee table
The original black lacquer was very worn so I decided to strip and refinish in bare wood
People that can work with wood are not confused by imperfections of bought items. Because they can always make them perfect by hand!
A new life of an old sideboard
My wife refinished the wood and I took that ugly blue fabric off and reupholstered with faux brown leather
Redesign of an old drawer
No matter how much time the restoration takes, the result will certainly be worth the effort!
Before and after
Upgrade of an old cupboard
Then and now
Restoration of an old drawer
Such masters are not afraid of splinters and misfortune, since their results are always pleasing to people’s eye!