old desk makeover- part 1

Metal Desk Makeover: The final reveal of the trash to treasure renovation of this old metal desk. See the steps to make an ugly metal desk beautiful.

DIY Tanker Desk refinished top

This desk was so disgusting... the rubber top was so damaged (full of deep cuts, grease & grime, gum...). Here's what I did to refinish the top:

1) I peeled the old rubber off

2) Coated the bare metal with Rustoleum primer (2 coats, just to be safe)

3) 2 coats of light turquoise latex paint

4) After it dried, I poured a bartop epoxy over the whole thing!

I now have a usable, shiny new desk top - in the color of my choice! :)

DIY Tanker Desk refinished top This desk was so disgusting. the rubber top…

With a few adjustments, a piece of furniture (like this old school desk) can be repurposed as a kitchen island.

Turn a Desk Into a Kitchen Island

Chances are that you've walked past this style of desk a dozen times before at a thrift store without even pausing for a moment or batting an eye. I know that I have. After seeing this makeover by Northstory, however, I can tell you that won't be making that mistake again.  With a few easy changes, Alex was able to turn a clunky looking piece of metal (that was apparently chipped, bent, and smelly too) into modern and clean piece. So on your next trip to Goodwill, perhaps today as you look…

Before and After: Thrift Store Desk Makeover

DY painted Vintage Wood Tanker Desk paint makeover to teal and silver home office workspace MCM The Decor Guru

DY painted Vintage Wood Tanker Desk paint makeover to teal and silver home office workspace MCM The Decor Guru

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