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December 18, 2013 @ 12:45 PM

Hello Everyone,

I would like to share with you a recent project of mine, repainting a chest of drawers.  This dresser has sentimental value because it was made by my grandfather for my dad.  It has been used by each of my 5 siblings at one time or another and finally made its way into my daughters room.  Now, it is time to give this chest of drawers a make-over.

1. Start with a sketch and color scheme:

I came up with three options. I sketched the dresser, photo copied it twice, and painted the copies with the paint I was going to use (you can also use colored pencils if you don't have the paint yet).  Which one will you choose?  Ask for advice from your friends and family if .........

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December 18, 2013 @ 10:05 AM


Hello Everyone, my name is Eugene Darco and I am a paint contractor, father, and a man who loves to do projects.  I have been out of school for 8 years and have since fathered 3 children with my lovely partner Sarah.  Since graduating at Portland State University in the Summer of 2005 I have worked a few different jobs, but primarily I have been a painter at Gene Darco Painting.  I have done simple projects such as repainting bedrooms to more complex projects such as setting up the window displays in Louis Vuitton stores.  Now, I am excited to start a new project.  I have signed up for Twitter, Pinterest, and I am using my experience to help others with DIY projects.  Please stay tuned for my .........

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