These are my "before" shots. The Hubs bought this trunk for me from the Thrift store for $10. (See blog post: http://organizedheart.blogspot.com/2012/03/blog-post.html) He said he agonized over the decision, would it be a "blessing" or a "burden"? A BLESSING! :) Thanks Hubby!
Invested another $12 in sand paper of various grits, battled with the laminate for a couple of hours (weapon of choice and convenience? an old paint scraper) I pulled out the tung oil from the cabinet,
Yipee! It's alive!
Just waiting now on some new handles and some feet of sorts to bring it up to coffee table height!