High Performance

"Bittersweet sending this table back home with its family. This is the work I love to do! Refinishing, restoration, restyling, and with a little modification! I have to thank my clients for putting all of their faith into my work and allowing me to make executive decisions where deemed necessary. It’s the greatest feeling when your client exudes all confidence in your craftsmanship and truly respects your opinion and advice. Though I’m always nervous when I return belongings to my clients, I...
"What a change for this Finch Fine Furniture Company buffet! This is a solid mahogany buffet - in fact, the top is one solid sheet of mahogany (which is rare). This is a beautiful statement piece that will last another hundred years! Painted in General Finishes Brick Red (I just couldn't get red out of my head for this piece), with a black stained drawers & top, sealed with High Performance Satin & Flat; the inside got refreshed with Fusion Mineral Paint Hemp Oil." - Flipping Fabulous...

"Empire furniture has ALWAYS been a favorite of mine so I was so happy when my client asked me to give this piece a facelift! We started by stripping off layers of paint taking her down to the bare wood so that her new finish would be silky smooth. We stained her top in General Finishes Antique Walnut Gel Stain and topped her with layers of HPTC for that glossy shine. Her body was painted in creamy Antique White Poly for a smooth satin finish." - Twig & Thyme Design

"This vintage Lane end table is sitting pretty with the help of General Finishes Coastal Blue (Milk Paint) and Antique Walnut Gel Stain. Sealed for a slight sheen with HPTC in Satin." - Amini Design Ashburn    

"Beautiful small buffet cabinet up for sale! This has been refinished in General Finishes 'Driftwood,' sealed with their High Performance Topcoat, and then glazed in their Winter Whtie Glaze Effects." - Re-Luv'd Furniture

"This cutie was in rough shape but now it really shines. We refreshed it with some detailed molding to dress it up, added a new base shelf and gave it a much-needed color update in General Finishes Black Pepper [Chalk Style Paint], Antique Walnut [Gel Stain], and HPTC in Satin for a subtle shine." - Amini Design Ashburn

"We sanded this vintage Broyhill baby down to raw wood and made her pretty again with General Finishes Gray Gel Stain from my fave local store NOVA Design and Build with HPTC in Satin for her shine. That grain looks a million times better now!" - Amini Design Ashburn

"How beautiful is this entertainment center? The top of this piece has been planked, stained, and sealed to protect. The body has been refinished in General Finishes Gray Gel Stain and glazed in their Pitch Black Glaze then sealed with their High Performance Topcoat." - Re-Luv'd Furniture    

How charming is this entryway table by Flip'n Sell True Treasures! The body was painted in General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint while the fronts were painted in custom shades of blue using GF Snow White and Coastal Blue Milk Paints. Sealed with High Performance Topcoat in Satin.

"This beautiful hutch got a new coat with General Finishes Persian Blue Milk Paint and Van Dyke Brown glazing. Sealed and protected with HTPC Satin. She's the perfect touch of class and beauty to bring a little color into your home." - Blu Soul Design

"Just finished up this custom buffet. I have to say Lamp Black is one of my favorite colors!! Painted in General Finishes Lamp Black and sealed with HPTC in Flat!!" - Designs by Willow Farms    

"Painted with General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint with Burnished Pearl Effects on the details & sealed with High Performance Flat, this incredibly well made, solid wood set is ready for a new home!" - Flipping Fabulous

Check out this amazing church pew transformation by Jenni at Roots & Wings Furniture LLC with GF Java Gel Stain and High Performance Topcoat in Flat. Learn more about this project by going to Jenni's blog at http://www.rootsandwingsfurniture.com/blog/churchpew.

"Adorable little cabinet on casters. The drawers were falling apart so I used the faces and some scrap wood to make a shelf! I used General Finishes Persian Blue with aging wax on the body, Dark Chocolate for the inside and a new top with water based Walnut stain and High Performance Semigloss to finish it." - Flipping Fabulous    

"Now bright, clean and 100% modern farmhouse. Goodbye mirrors, hello shiplap. Painted in Driftwood, Snow White and Antique White Milk Paint by General Finishes and sealed with HPTC in Flat. My Zibra Paint triangle and square brush rocked this project!" - Market House Restorations

"These Thomasville end tables have been painted with a custom mix of General Finishes Snow White and Seagull Gray milk paint. Sealed with a HPTC in Satin." - Designs by Willow Farms    

"Blaknite Bespoke Furniture is proud to present this beautiful french dressing table with triple mirrors. It will take pride of place in any girl's bedroom.

"The entire piece has been stripped down to bare wood before being primed and painted in General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint. The table has also been painted in High Performance Topcoat to which Champagne Pearl Effects have been added. The drawers have been lined in cream and gold paper." - Blaknite Bespoke Furniture

"We are in love with "Lord Greyborne"! Painted in Queenstown Gray, lightly distressed, glazed in Pitch Black and top coated with High Performance Satin. Such a rich look for any piece." - Reblessed, LLC      

"Put the finishing touches on the black distressed kitchen today! Hard to capture the distressing in photos, it was a light-handed technique that just gave the perfect bit of interest and contrast to the richness of the black color. This was a such a fun project for a very sweet friend!" - Drab to Fab Designs

Drab to Fab Designs transformed this kitchen with General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint and High Performance Topcoat in Satin.

"Persimmon Bliss is finally making her debut. Doesn’t she exhibit natural beauty and warmth? She’s really going to be the focal point on her new home. We gave this china cabinet a two-toned finish using General Finishes, Java Gel Stain and Persimmon. A custom mix of Snow White and Lamp Black provided the perfect soft gray for the cabinet. We used both General Finishes High Performance Topcoat and Gel Topcoat in a satin finish to enhance its durability." - Gracefully Aged and Distressed    
Absolutely stunning table refinished with GF Java Gel Stain and High Performance Topcoat by ReFind Design by Coco Clare.    
"Blues will forever be some of my favorite colors. I love this shade I created with a mix of General Finishes Coastal Blue, Snow White, Lamp Black and Klein Blue Milk Paints. A great color for this vintage table that really needed a makeover. I used Gel Stain in the color Java for the table top and sealed it with High Performance Top Coat in Semi-Gloss sheen." - Gravity Hill Furnishings    

"I just love getting in pieces that haven't had or seen before! This secretary is solid walnut with 2 big drawers. It is painted in General Finishes Queenstown Gray Milk Paint and High Performance Topcoat Satin finish." - Flipping Fabulous

"My friend has so patiently waited for this chair, her chair, to be finished! It is finally done... Completed in General Finishes Black Pepper Chalk Style Paint with HPTC in Satin from NOVA Design and Build in Sterlin, VA" - Amini Design Ashburn

"We gave this piece a two-tone finish using General Finishes Java Gel Stain and Lamp Black Milk Paint. It has been lightly distressed and sealed with General Finishes High Performance Topcoat in a matte finish. We completed the piece by adding new hardware and lining the 3 drawers with a durable coordinating fabric." - Fine Flipping    
"My regal gentleman is done. He was a true labor of love. He needed a ton of TLC before he could get his new coat of paint and stain. He is painted in Driftwood. The entire piece was sanded down to bare wood and stained in Antique Walnut. He was sealed in HPTC in satin. I can't say enough how wonderful it is to use." - Vintage Jewel    

"This vintage coffee table with brass castors has been painted in General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint, and sealed all over with High Performance Topcoat in Satin. Sprayed with a professional sprayer for a smooth finish!" - Designs by Willow Farms

"I mixed General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint with Burnished Pearl Effects and produced this shimmery blue with touches of green. It was sealed with High Performance Topcoat in Satin.

"Do you see how the right side of the drawers look a little green? Like I over edited and added too much of a filter. Well, that's the actual finish!" - Helen Nichole Designs

Antique White, glazed with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects and sealed with High Performance Topcoat

"These have been hand-painted in General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint with the mantel having both Dark Chocolate, then washed with Seagull Gray Milk Paint for a smokey/vintage wooden feel! Everything has been distressed and sealed with High Performance Topcoat! We hope you love!" - Goodwillhunting Lawson

"I teamed up with Robert of A TACK Above Upholstery to bring you this amazing ottoman. Robert built and upholstered it and I finished the bottom with General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint and Satin High Performance Topcoat." - Virginia Vintage Interiors

"Love, love, love this chair and table!!! Prep work is key to any piece we work on! This chair may have only taken me an hour to stain but sanding it took us over 7 hours!!! Both the table and chair were stained in General Finishes Java Gel Stain. The legs of the tables were painted a custom mix of Seagull Gray and Driftwood. Sealed all over in HPTC in Satin." - Designs by Willow Farms    

"This is made by BP John Furniture Co. right here in Portland, OR. This has been stained in General finishes Gray Gel Stain and glazed with their Pitch Black Glaze - then it's been sealed with their High Performance Topcoat for a lasting finish. Inside the cabinet are two sliding drawers and room for storage. The drawers have been lined with beautiful map paper. This piece would make an awesome bar or linen cabinet." - Re-Luv'd Furniture

"This coffee table is part of a custom painting project that just so happened to match up with the products that I won from the General Finishes in the Painted Furniture Before & After Facebook group earlier in the year. I used Lamp Black Milk Paint and HPTC in Flat for the base. Java Gel Stain and Arm-R-Seal were applied to the top. Cooper highlights were applied using a paste wax. All hardware replaced with new hardware from D. Lawless Hardware." - Rhona Dalton of This Life Goes On

"Look closely... this is actually the largest coffee table I have EVER seen! Nearly 4ft across, it was a challenge to work with but we're super pleased with the results!

"Updated with General Finishes Milk Paint in Brick Red, Pitch Black Glaze Effects & High Performance Topcoat for enhanced durability!" - Captiva Home Decor

"My awesome customer who recently purchased my black farmhouse buffet wanted me to refinish her dining room table to match. I love the way it turned out! All General Finishes products were used. Black Pepper Chalk Style Paint for the base and Antique Walnut Gel Stain for the new wood planks on top. The base was sealed in High Performance Topcoat and the top was sealed with wipe on Gel Topcoat." - Home Sweet Vintage Painted Furniture    
"Every store I go into lately is filled with bright and colorful boho chic decor! I was inspired to search my inventory and find a piece I could transform using these beautiful colors I was seeing. This detailed solid wood end table stood out to me right away as the perfect candidate. I first painted this table in General Finishes Patina Green and followed with a color wash in Coral Crush, a beautiful combination with the original hardware painted gold. Completely sealed with High Performance...

"We love how this beautiful accent table turned out! This beautiful table is painted in General Finishes Bayberry Green Chalk Style Paint with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects and satin top coat!" - NB.Restorations

"This beautiful girl is 100% GF products! Linen Milk Paint and a custom blend of gel stains... Black, Nutmeg and Antique Walnut. And of course HPTC in Satin to protect her new finish. Why not just use Java for a deep rich color? Because these older veneers love to pull red and that’s not the look I designed for my client. 
  "The drawers, doors and top were sanded bare prior to staining. A quick wipe of mineral spirits was also done to help my gel stain glide on more evenly. (I learned...
"My client's nearly 100 year-old antique dresser got an updated look! Frame in Driftwood Milk Paint and HP topcoat; dresser top and drawer fronts in Antique Walnut Gel Stain with Arm-R-Seal topcoat. It's looking pretty for the next 100 years!" - Trillium Park Designs    
Stunning waterfall dresser in GF Antique Walnut Gel Stain, Coastal Blue Milk Paint and satin High Performance Topcoat by Eight Hundred Furniture, LLC.    

"I love this walnut Bassett credenza... The frame was brightened in Fusion Mineral Paint Lamp White, sealed with non-yellowing Tough Coat. The top & drawers received Antique Walnut stain, General Finishes Black Gel Stain, sealed with High Performance Satin." - Flipping Fabulous

"This stunning pair was given a full-on glamorous custom makeover with countless hours of precision brushstrokes perfecting all of that beautiful gold detail! Layers of silky smooth General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint from NOVA Design and Build provided the perfect canvas for the Burnished Pearl Effects we added for contrast and then topped with HPTC in Semi-Gloss for an extra bit of shine! The shimmering glass knobs from D. Lawless Hardware and luxe cream upholstery from G Street...

Lovely Mid Century Modern Dresser restyled with GF Seagull Gray & Driftwood Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain by Mockingbirds Kottage    

"This custom desk was already painted in a metallic blue so we just added a wash of General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint with High Performance Flat Satin finish." - Flipping Fabulous

This nightstand received a beautiful makeover thanks to PNW • Beautiful • Finishes! Pained with General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint and sealed with High Performance Water Based Topcoat.

"This dresser is painted in General Finishes Black Pepper Chalk Style Paint with their satin top coat and a Java Gel stained top. This has the pulls we love, but our most favorite part of this beauty is that cherry colored show through. Make sure you check out those lined drawers." - NB.Restorations

"This beautiful console table has been renewed and is now on trend! The top resembles barn wood with hues of distressed gray and black, while the bottom was painted Seagull Gray Milk paint and glazed with a custom blend of Winter White and Pitch Black Glaze Effects. This table has been sealed with General Finishes High Performance Topcoat for extra durability." - Nap Time Creations

"Just finished and up for sale is this beautiful up-cycled rolling cart. This piece has 2 sliding drawers, a shelf for storage, 3 steel pipe hooks (hang your towels etc on), a new planked top, and sits on four casters. This has been refinished in General Finishes Java Gel Stain, sealed with their HP topcoat, and painted in their Antique White Milk Paint."    
"Black is always classy, especially on this vintage dresser. Sprayed in General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint and distressed on the edges to show the wood tones and top coated with High Performance Topcoat in satin finish."- J&P Designs