I sanded, stained, and sealed the top, which went from horrible to spectacular- so satisfying! I painted the case and lightly distressed it, then sealed it with dark wax. The client opted to keep the original Chippendale pulls, which had oxidized nicely. We moved the two pulls from the interior drawers up to the top line of drawers so they would match. I had another pair of vintage Chippendale pulls that fit perfectly for the interior drawers, so I added them in.
|And here's the original empire dresser in Bennington Buff.|