Refinishing your primitive furniture needs a certain tips to be followed to nicety. First of all to ensure cleanliness you have to envelope the work area with a layer of plastic sheet. You would do well to remove hardware anywhere near your primitive furniture. You should use soap water and a soft rug in the cleaning of the primitive furniture that needs to be refurnished.
You would do well to apply chemical stripper to the affected part of the wood. It is better to check for loose arms or legs of the furniture. Dowels, glue and screws can be used to perfection to repair the loose parts of the furniture. Oil finish is highly recommended in the sealing of the wood. Replacement of the old hardware will give a great look to the entire piece of furniture for sure. If done with precision, refurnishing your primitive furniture is a very good idea.
Remodel your old kitchen shelves, giving them a different look. Repaint the old cabinets instead of replacing. Sand their surfaces well prior to painting or refinishing. Molding or trim can be added to dress them. Updating of your color scheme is necessary. Paint the walls, buy matching artwork and accessories. Keep costly large pieces, as the sofa and draperies, in neutral shades, making it easier and cheap for changing the look of your room with the addition of pops of different shades.
Buy new light fixtures. Task lighting can be added to the kitchen, with new fixtures on the front side of the porch or above the garage. Changing the lighting creates a big impact spending little amount.
Laminate flooring can be used in place of hardwood flooring. Laminate flooring imparts the same look but costs less. Estimates can be obtained from many contractors if you are planning a major project.