This TV cabinet was made from particleboard and veneer. Time to give it a modern, industrial look.
Cut the curved base with a jigsaw to make it more industrial and boxlike.
Took off decorative elements to give a flat surface for the metal faux finish.
Two great tools for fitting new hardware. One to measure the new hole locations and the other to mark them out for drilling.
The new handles were the inspiration for this faux metal finish cabinet.
If a piece is veneer, Slick Stick is a good choice. Used for shiny or laminate surfaces rather than sanding.
Coat of primer before painting. This gives a consistent base for paint to apply evenly to.
Guided graining tool through Dixie Mud. Made ridges like corrugated iron.
Created a stippled look with Steel Magnolia. To give it the look of a tarnished metal door.
Then used Silver Bullet, placed for highlights.
A.faux metal finish on wood furniture. With several simple steps, the whole piece is completely transformed.