If you’d prefer a more traditional route for restoring wood furniture, re-staining may be the way to go. Staining will highlight the wood, while maintaining a classic, timeless look.
DIY On the Cheap blogger Erin Spain obtained this old library cabinet from a vacant school building and turned it into a beautiful decoration for her living room that she plans on keeping for a long time. Her staining tutorial explains how to prepare, condition, stain and seal the wood. If you’d like to see even more photos of the library cabinet transformation process, check out this post.