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Pre pic. Lots of lacquer.

Pre pic. Lots of lacquer.

Apply stripping agent to remove varnish.

Apply stripping agent to remove varnish.

Covered top of dresser.

Covered top of dresser.

What I used

What I used

Scraped off after I saw crackling of finish.

Scraped off after I saw crackling of finish.

More removal.

More removal.

I sanded with fine sand paper to complete the top. Left is area yet to be sanded.

I sanded with fine sand paper to complete the top. Left is area yet to be sanded.

After sanding top, sides and front.6 hours later....

After sanding top, sides and front.6 hours later....

Ughhh now the drawers.

Ughhh now the drawers.

Hours later.... Used sander a bit and hand sanded many of the grooves and angles.

Hours later.... Used sander a bit and hand sanded many of the grooves and angles.

Used a roller to apply thin coats of paint.

Used a roller to apply thin coats of paint.

When finished painting, I added polycrylic to entire dresser to seal paint.

  • Cabinet and door rollers
  • Polycrylic
  • Pink latex paint with primer
  • Sander and paper