Natural Dresser Makeover

I recently came upon this dresser that had been left in an old building. I called the owner and asked if I could have it. Never hurts to ask, right? I was told I could and I am so glad that I chose to save this beautiful old piece of furniture.

Natural Sanded Dresser Makeover

When I picked it up it was in very bad shape. The sides were falling apart but I knew that if I could get it home and take it apart then I could probably save it.

natural sanded dresser makeover

Once I got it home I took the top off and started to repair the sides and get them secured before putting the top back on. I had to remove a lot of old nails and many spider webs.

natural sanded dresser makeover
natural sanded dresser makeover

I was so pleased at how it all came back together. It was worth saving especially after I took the time to sand it down to the original wood grain.

natural sanded dresser makeover
sanded natural dresser makeover

This was such an easy makeover! Just a lot of time to put it back together and a good sanding was all it took to make this beauty shine again. I still need to find handles for it and will be doing a linseed oil finish. Stay tuned for those updates.

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Sarah Blankenship

Rocky Hedge Farm is a simple living blog sharing the journey of a family living in small town USA. A hang laundry on the line, cook from scratch kind of girl, living in a modular home that is being remodeled, Sarah writes about balancing life as a mother, wife, homemaker, and farm girl.

Located in rural Missouri, Sarah keeps the company of her husband, and four children. The days are filled with time spent in the garden, keeping house, working on DIY projects, checking on the bees, and spending time with her husband and their children.