Furniture Finishing Guide
It could be a curb alert find needing a facelift or an heirloom decor piece that’s grown a little dull over the years, but time spent refinishing your wooden furniture is almost never time wasted. Though sometimes tedious, the refinishing process is a fairly straight-forward one especially if you’ve narrowed down the finish you’d like to achieve. We’ll break down what tools to use, how to prep, and what finishing steps to take to ensure your piece stays looking pristine for as long as possible.
Skill Level |
Active Time |
2 to 10+ hours (varies by furniture size and finishing technique)
Total Time |
Up to a few days (based on finishing technique & dry times)
Supplies in the Character Furniture Refinishing Kit
Here are the supplies you'll need to refinish your wood furniture.
Additional supplies needed
Stock up on these supplies too!
When you're ready to start, follow the guide below for step-by-step instructions. P.S. Don't forget to snap a before photo of your space to capture your transformation!