How to transform a tired sideboard with Stain & Varnish Liming White

From worn and dated to beautiful and bespoke

Have you inherited a timber piece that's not quite your style? Or have you come across a piece with design potential on Facebook Marketplace or at your local op shop? We have a DIY trend for you to try.
Our Stain & Varnish Liming White imparts a calming, soft hue without covering the timber's unique grain. Apply to the entire piece for a white wood stain or contrast with your desired paint hue, just as we have. The possibilities are endless!

Sideboard transformed using Feast Watson Liming White Stain & Varnish.

What you'll need

Stain & Varnish Liming White
Feast Watson Stain & Varnish
Liming White
Paintbrush or mini paint roller
Electric Sander
Painting tape
Selley's Sugar Soap Wipes
Paint (in a colour of your choice)

How to achieve this look

1.  Find a well-loved sideboard with potential and remove any hardware.
2. Lightly sand the timber with 240 grit sandpaper to remove any existing coatings and create a smooth base.
3. If your piece is a little worse for wear, fill any holes with Cabot's Wood Tone Putty following the product instructions.
4. Clean any surfaces you'll be painting with Selley's Sugar Soap Wipes.
5. Give the timber top a bright and airy look with Stain & Varnish Liming White. After stirring the product, apply the white wood stain using the paint brush or roller. Make sure you follow the direction of the timber grain. You can build the opacity by applying additional coats.
6. Using the painter's tape for a clean finish, paint your desired surfaces following the product instructions.
7. Once dry, reattach the hardware and style your beautiful piece.


Transform your own furniture piece with our Stain & Varnish Liming White.

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