Saturday, June 23, 2012

Tangerine Tango

These were part of the haul I purchased last weekend. Since I sunk all of my spending money into that haul I decided that I wanted that money back and got right to work. 

Remember me telling y'all that these pieces were orange? I wasn't joking. I shared this pic on my blog FB page and Beth from Final Touches Redesign named it "Tangerine Tango". I thought that was hysterical and quite fitting!

Bye bye Tangerine Tango! I have to say this has been the best stripper I have come across. I didn't even smell it though I was outside. As far as it burning if you get it on your skin the answer would be yes but I have gotten more skilled and pretty much only had that happen once while working on these pieces. 

It took three coats with the Jasco and ALOT of hand sanding but I accomplished getting off all of the Tangerine Tango from the tops! 


I could hear them telling me thank you!;)
Next up came the staining. This is just one coat. I can't wait to apply the second coat tomorrow.

After working on them for four hours in the heat I decided to call it quits for the day.
These are the knobs that were on the tables but I am pretty sure they are not the original ones. I am on the hunt for replacement original ones. 

The original pulls should look like the top of an old skeleton key. Wish me luck! If you have seen any let me know!:)


9 comments:

  1. they are going to look fabulous. I can tell that already.. good luck and I cant wait to see the finished pieces.. this is gonna be a REAL transformation.

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  2. The color may be horrible, but those tables are great looking, Pamela! I love the shape and the screen on the doors. I hope you can find the original knobs, but I like the backplates. I think they might look just fine once the new color is on.

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  3. Can't wait for the reveal!! LOVE the doors on those pieces! I know they're going to look fabulously french!

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  4. wow, the natural wood tone on the tops is so nice, can't wait to see these all finished. I hope you can find the matching knobs, have you tried online, etsy or other sites?

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  5. Can't wait to see the finished product. They look so good already just in the transformation process.

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  6. Pamela! Wow! Cannot wait to see them completed :)
    Tami @ Curb Alert!

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  7. From the sneek peek they are going to look oh so chick. Can't wait for the big reveal.

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  8. Very good work!
    I think I'll hire you to modernize three cabinets of room for me!

    Kisses

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  9. They look great already, I can't wait to see them finished.

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