It's not always an easy task to paint used furniture, especially when you're dealing with Formica, which is a hard durable plastic laminate used on countertops, cupboards and some furniture pieces. This video will show you the steps required to start painting a Formica surface. Also, you'll learn how to properly prepare metal hardware to be painted.
A cedar chest is used in this video, being fully painted and transformed, first by painting the furniture, then the hardware (along with distressing). Here are the basic tips to remember:
* Sand with 320-grit sandpaper
* Clean with TSP
* Use a bonding primer
* Sand in-between all coats of paint