Benches made from Ugly old bed

March 14th, 2009 in member junk     
BarkingDogs BarkingDogs, member
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My husband used an old ugly bed that was headed for the dump and made these for me. I painted them, distressed them and rubbed glaze on them.


posted in: member junk, wood, furniture, outdoor spaces, porch, farm, entry, green, red, reclaimed wood, distressed

Comments (7)

kraftykathy writes: Oh love those benches ,great paint job-I wish I was a Carpenter!!! Kathy Posted: 9:27 pm on May 6th
CottageElements writes: Your benches turned out great. Your refinishing is awesome!

Lani Posted: 9:19 pm on March 14th
georgiamoon writes: You should be happy with the results. The colors are fabulous and i love the way you glazed them...I love a good glaze...it adds just the right touch, Georgia Posted: 3:58 pm on March 14th
suewhitney writes: Team work...that's what it's all about! Love these benches. The colors are beautiful. Great save!

Happy Junking,
Sue Posted: 10:50 am on March 14th
BarkingDogs writes: Thanks ladies!

Alice: I had a gallon of latex interior glaze left over. It is Colorplace which I think is a cheap brand sold at Walmart. For the red bench I blended in some acrylic burnt umber paint and for the green bench I blended in acorn colored acrylic paint. I brushed it on and quickly rubbed it off with a towel before the glaze dried. I had all of the paint on hand from other projects so I just experimented with it. I'm really happy with the finished look. Posted: 10:49 am on March 14th
alicemom writes: I love the colors. You both did a great job. The finish is outstanding. I am not familar with a rubbed glaze. What brand is it? I love the look!
Smiles,
alice Posted: 8:17 am on March 14th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: I would never have guessed your benches were born from a bed. Great colors and once again, fab finishes!

Candy Posted: 8:00 am on March 14th
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