I sanded a bit more than usual to get through all the layers of paint. This little guy had gone through a few color changes.
After a coat of primer (Zinsser Bulls Eye 1-2-3), two coats of blue that I already had on hand (Sherwin Williams Boathouse Blue), a light distressing and a coat of polyurethane (Minwax Wipe-On Poly), this little desk was as good as new. Well, maybe even better!
I have a similar desk in my family room that I use as an end table. The shelf is a great little storage bonus. Just because something started out as one thing, doesn't mean you can't use it in a different way!
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