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Upcycling an apothecary cabinet.

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Asked by Kate Maxton | Question date:  Aug 7, 2022 | Member since:  Aug 7, 2022

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Hello,
my friend if giving away an old apothecary cabinet, I think that's what it is. To me it looks more like the old draws they used to have in libraries where they kept the cards.

But anyway, I would like to clean it up and paint it, but not sure where to start.

It has sat is a dry barn for a number of years. I would say it is dry, but not completely moist free. Obviously I need to clean it thoroughly. But would people recommend I remove the paint and everything and sand it all back to basics, before repainting or can I just clean it and paint over it.

I would like it to look nice when it is finished, I like a project and don't mind putting some effort in. If you can recommend any products or paint brands that would work well. Not too expensive, it's quite big.

And does anyone have any ideas on how I can lubricate the wooden draws. Some of them are very jittery and stuck.

Would be nice to see anyone else's pictures of their apothecary cabinets, if they have done any upcycling.

Thank you to anyone who reads and replies.
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Asked by Kate Maxton
Question date:  Aug 7, 2022
Member since:  Aug 7, 2022
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