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How to Apply Mother of Pearl Tile on Furniture

Updated: Mar 14, 2022

I found this lowly little occasional table in a barn covered with dirt and smelling like a barn! It took a lot of cleaning, and stripping but I think you will be amazed at the special products I used to completely restyle it!

Trash to treasure restoration.

The video showing the step by step instructions of how I restored this occasional table is posted on my YouTube channel. The link is below:

Supplies Used in this Restoration:

Waverly Chalk Paint Plaster color

Zinsser Primer

Ryobi battery orbital sander

Ryobi Miter Saw battery

Ryobi Miter saw electric

Respirator with safety glasses

6 inch metal legs

white grout

Diamond cutting wheel for dremel

Weldbond Adhesive

polyurethane water based

mother of pearl tile

Dust mask

Mineral Spirits

KWIK Strip Paint and Varnish Remover at Home Depot

Steel Wool Pads #3

Steel Wool Pads super fine

Plastic putty knives

Varathane Premium Wood Stain American Walnut

Varathane Water Base Polyurethane

Hot Plate

Pan to hold vinegar

Distilled White vinegar

Spray Laquer semi gloss

Ryobi Orbital Sander


Zibra Paint brush

Car washing sponge

Additional products I find helpful in flipping furniture:

Zibra grip n glide 2 inch paint brush Assorted Sanding Sponges

Gray wood contact paper (for drawer bottoms)

Beech wood contact paper (for drawer bottoms) Chair Table Leg floor protectors

ChrystaLac satin sealer (does NOT yellow when used on white chalk paint)

Respirator with safety glasses

Rub N Buff

Replacement battery for Ryobi power tools

Ryobi 7 1/4 in Battery powered Miter Saw

Ryobi Electric 7 1/4 in Miter Saw

Irwin 24 inch bar clamp (I use at least 2 each time I need them)

Steel Bar Clamps

5in Clear stretch wrap film

18 in clear stretch wrap film

22 in wooden drawer slide (cut to fit)

Tack in Drawer Glides

Please read all labels and follow all manufacturer safety recommendations when working with paints, stains, and other equipment and wear and use appropriate personal protection equipment. Viewers should attempt these projects at their own risk.

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