Someone gave me a free hutch recently. It’s pretty grody but still sturdy so I refurbished it a bit.

It was covered in stains and whatever finish it once had was looong gone.

Rusty hardware from where there used to be doors.

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Water damage.

More damage.

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Hardware out.

All sanded!

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Some of the deeper water stains needed to be soaked in bleach.

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Stains are gone!

All stained and varnished. Went with a cherry color to match the kitchen cabinets. It’s not the most professional restoration job but it’s a major improvement for just a few hours of work. All that’s left is to source some wood for a new back.