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I found some old cabinet doors in my late father-in-law's garage. They look so cool, paint chipping and distressed. I would like to display these (2) and or use them in some way. I thought about shelving, but do not want the paint to chip anymore. It looks so good the way they are. Any suggestions?
By Ann from Tipp City, OH
If you used them as shelves, wouldn't you only see the edges?
Could you hinge them together and display them that way?
This is what I did with mine. Once you find what you want to do, seal them well with spray shallac to protect that shabby chic look.
I have an old Sellers cabinet that has chippy paint. I like the look and would like to seal it to prevent more chipping. I have tried polyurethane, but it does not hold. Are there any other suggestions?
By hnewman from OH
Applying modern finishes and sealants to any antique will greatly reduce the market value of the antique.
Perhaps its too late to worry about that since you have already used polyurethane...too bad, sorry.