Saturday, December 5, 2015

Vintage Thomasville Faux Bamboo Desk

This bamboo line from Thomasville was/is very popular. Original paint finish for this guy was the white laminate top with yellowy-green paint finish. Not so popular in this day and age! The desk was part of the entire bedroom set. I know a lot of fellow finishers have done the desk and the dresser.
I've wanted to do one for quite awhile and finally stumbled across this piece online. 

I couldn't seem to find any before picture, other than this one I had atop another piece. My hoarder condition in the garage is reaching alarming proportions. You know you have issues when start stacking your inventory three-high! 

This is a stock photo I googled. Mine was almost identical in condition.

 Everything but the top got a good sanding. The drawers (inside, and all of the wood sides) got