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How To Make Over a Historic Dining Room

The dining room in this 1907 Queen Anne is an ideal candidate for an ambitious, ground-up restoration -- an "ailing" old home in a historic neighborhood.

Materials

  • drywall screws
  • primer
  • sponges
  • water
  • washers
  • drywall mud
  • mesh drywall tape
  • gel stain
  • plaster mix
  • gypsum-based skim coat
  • wallpaper stripper
  • finish plaster

Tools

  • buckets
  • drop cloths
  • grout float
  • paintbrush
  • rags
  • screw gun
  • ladder
  • putty knife
  • scraper
  • shop vacuum
  • utility knife
  • broom
  • pump sprayer
  • drywall sander
  • wallpaper-removal tool
  • scouring pads

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