How To Refinish Ethan Allen Platform Bed
How To Refinish Ethan Allen Platform Bed – Ethan Allen has created timeless furniture, but just because it’s timeless, does not mean that it is impervious to wear and tear. If you have a maple Ethan Allen platform bed that has seen better days, know that painting is a time-consuming but rewarding process.
Remove the matters from Ethan Allen platform bed and if possible, bring platform bed outdoors or to a well-ventilated, but protected area (like a garage). Put it on a piece of cloth or old newspapers to protect the floor, and gloves, eye protection and masks when working with chemicals. Follow the instructions on a stripping agent of your choice to remove any traces of paint or stain on the Ethan Allen platform bed.
Sand the stripped Ethan Allen platform bed with a small orbital sander (for larger flat surfaces) and in the hand (for crevices and corners). Consider starting with a coarser nature of sandpaper first and then finishing with a finer grade. Grinding can take a long time, so be prepared. Use a damp cloth to wipe down all surfaces sanded to remove dust and gravel. Stain the Ethan Allen platform bed according to the instructions on the stain container. In general a liquid stain with a cloth or brush, after the grain of the wood, and make it possible to penetrate. The longer you let it penetrate, the darker the stain will be. Wipe excess fluid stain with a clean cloth and allow the dresser to dry. Repeat if you want a darker finish. Apply the gel spots in the same way rubbing them and dry them.