A Painted House

Furniture Rehab: TV Stand

Posted on: January 5, 2011

Note:  This is a repost from my former blog, for the sake of archiving all home-related projects.  Original publish date:  August 3, 2010.

Here’s a shot of our basement family room:


Cozy, huh?  Yeah, we have nothing to put down there but the old TV and exercise equipment.  And as you can see, we didn’t even have anything on which to set the basement’s lone occupant, our old television.  So off to Goodwill I went, in search of something that might be rehabbed for cheap.  As luck would have it, I found and came home with this:

TV Stand Before (1)

After a coat of adhesive primer made specifically for laminate furniture and other unpaintables and then two coats of white semi-gloss paint, here she is:



Grand total (not counting primer and paint which I already had): $15

At least there’s something down there now, lonely as it may be.


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