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Old 04-04-2012, 10:26 AM   #1
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ideas for painting an old bookshelf


Just bought a home with an old bookshelf/entertainment center built in the wall. It's currently painted white and I want to give it a walnut or mahogany stain look. Any ideas?


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Unless you strip the paint right off, which is very difficult and labor intensive, you will have to try a faux-wood technique.

I'd consider just painting it a colour you like

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Thanks ARC. I know I'm not patient enough for that and I'm not even sure what type of wood it is.
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