New Card File Cabinet

I love the look of card file cabinets and the look of raw natural 

wood. So my latest project I decided to use both techniques on 

this solid wood dresser. Not much to look at in it's current state.


I started bybleacking the wood , allowing it to dry in the sun. I 

repeated this step 4 times, sanding in between each bleaching

until I had the light raw wood look I wanted. Mixing some of my 

off white paint and water to create a white wash , I applied 

several light coats, then wiped back some area that to reveal 

more natural wood.

I think hardware make a projects. I chose an antique brass look 

for the pulls and card file . I'm so very happy with how it turned