Sunday, May 22, 2011

Antique Dining Table Makeover

After 20 years I'm saying goodbye to my beautiful dining table. I bought this when I was first out of university living in Adelaide and working in the Royal Australian Airforce. There have been a LOT of good dinner parties and fun times around this table.

To freshen it up I painted the apron and legs then stripped back the top, restained and waxed it. It's so beautiful and I'll be a little sad when it sells.


Now, ready for sale:





It's got such sturdy legs, vintage wooden castors and a beautiful wooden table surface. Dimensions are:180cm by 105cm, 75 cm in height and approx 60 cm to bottom of apron.

Fiona xx


  1. I love the contrast of the white legs against the dark top looks beautiful. Its hard to let go of things but I am sure this will sell fast & be appreciated by a new owner & you can feel proud

  2. This turned out lovely! Good luck with the sale. I plan to paint my Queen Anne dining suite like this too. :)

  3. what a lovely makeover! Very elegant indeed!!
    Hope to see you on my blog:)


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