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DIY Furniture Makeover With Woven Wood Door Fronts

Updated: Jan 2

This coffin-like media console went through a manor transformation!


I will show you how to make woven wood door fronts using veneer strips normally used to provide a veneer edge on furniture or a counter.


I have a video posted on YouTube showing the step by step instructions to complete all the various techniques used in this makeover:

Faux wood glaze

Stained wood top

Bleached wood top

New woven wood door fronts

Removed the bottom skirt

New sleek legs

New chunky door pulls












Supplies used in the video

Drawer Pulls

Behr Chalk Paint Color "Gravelstone"

DAP Premium Patch

MinWax Polycrylic Matt

Zinsser Primer

Ryobi battery orbital sander

Ryobi Miter Saw battery

Ryobi Miter saw electric

polyurethane water based

Dewalt 4 1/2 inch circular saw ( love this tool!)

Dust mask

Car washing sponge from Dollar Tree

3/4 in wood veneer

1 1/2 in wood veneer

2 in wood veneer

Self Adhesive Draping Film

Sand paper for orbital sander

3M Respirator

Respirator Cartridges for dust, chemicals, etc etc

Paint Sprayer

Extra containers for paint sprayer

Paint Filter

Antique Walnut Gel Stain by General Finishes





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 (to protect furniture for transportation)

18 in clear stretch wrap film (to protect furniture for transportation)

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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