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Wood & Formica Dresser...Need help please!

Posted by thegokees (My Page) on
Wed, Oct 29, 08 at 13:11

I'm glad I ran into this site. I really need help. I bought a dresser for cheap at a garage sale. I didn't realize I was in over my head after I have been trying to rebuild it basically. I have gotten it to become a great sturdy dresser but it is...
It has a white formica top and the rest is an wood painted black. I would love to put some wood laminate on it but I do not know how, if it can go over formica and if it is pricey. My budget is low. I have even heard that you can use contact paper that looks like wood...Does anyone have any advice on how to give it a laminate wood look to it? I would just stain it but the wood used is crappy. I think it's plywood not sure but it defiantly is not stain quality.
If this is impossible to achieve then does anyone have advice on a good paint that will give the dresser a nice look to it...with out being too flat yet too shiny.

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RE: Wood & Formica Dresser...Need help please!

It's difficult to get traction on this question. It's not really clear what you've got to work with (no pictures, vague description) and it's not clear what you want to achieve. I have no idea what "with out being too flat yet too shiny" means. If you want to have a go at this, post some pictures.

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