Garage Sale Gold: School Desk

Last weekend we scored this week school desk for $10! It was fairly beaten up, paint was peeling and metal was rusting, but it just needed a little love…

Before: school desk

Before: school desk

Taping it up:
Taped up desk

Grant helping paint:
Painting the desk

We bought some school house red metal paint and used some of the leftover polyurethane from my floor refinishing project. Three coats later…
After: school desk



One thought on “Garage Sale Gold: School Desk

  1. Cute! Thanks for sharing. I just bought an old school desk (it’s this exact style) for my son to do his homework on. It’s already been painted yellow and it’s peeling off, so I know I have to refinish it. Now I know what it would look like red, which is one of the colors I’m considering.

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