Vintage Typewriter Table5:00:00 AM
A vintage typewriter desk gets a makeover...
This table sat too long in my shop... it was time for a makeover!
Rusty, dirty, and scratched.... The first thing I did was
give it a good cleaning with Krud Kutter.
The next thing was a couple coats of
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint
in Pure White.
When the paint dried I got to work on my postal image...
I traced a circle onto the desk and using stencils
and a Sharpie paint stick, I added the lettering.
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The next step was to age the piece... I love using
Rust-oleum decorative glaze....
The glaze gives it an antiqued finished as well as
a protective coat.
While I was painting the desk I created areas of
thick paint to create texture when it was glazed.
It creates a beautiful effect on the desk.
I repainted the rusty metal on the bottom shelf with a mixture I created of Barcelona Orange, Provence, and Graphite to create a brown that matched the brown metal paint on the desk. I protected the shelf with dark wax and the match to the legs was amazing!
The typewriter desk now has a beautiful image and antiqued finish.
And it's going back into the Homeroad Shop