Sometimes Re-purposing and Refinishing Is As Good as Building

We took an old hand-me-down buffet that we've dragged around for 10+ years, ripped out the top two drawers, and added a few coats of chalk paint and wax.  Now we have a "brand new" piece with a built-in microwave.   We went from hating this old piece to loving it.

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Estimated Cost
Estimated Time Investment
Afternoon Project (3-6 Hours)
Finish Used
chalk paint and wax
Recommended Skill Level