Industrial Style Dresser Makeover

Over at The Hardscrabble Home, Stephanie has been hard at work on an exciting project.  “My daughter and I went on a dumpster dive in a nice neighborhood.  No hepatitis shot needed,” she jokes.  “Somebody had moved and their throwaway furniture didn’t make the cut–this dresser was one of those throwaways.”

The Hardscrabble Home dresser before

The dresser went through a dramatic transformation.  Stephanie sanded it down and stained the wood, giving it a distressed and oil stained appearance.  Weathered metal was added to the edges to add to the industrial vibe.  ” We wanted to give this piece the look that it has a history to it and boy, does it ever now!”  Stephanie exclaims, and I agree.  Terrific makeover!

The Hardscrabble Home dresser after

You can learn more about the process to achieve this aged wood look at The Hardscrabble Home.

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