Sitting out the back of our place was a very old desk that belonged to Mr D'Souza, our landlord. I could see that it had great potential despite the layers of dirt and some wasp nests that had grown underneath it.
After a good scrub I (and Danieli) gave it 3 coats of gloss red paint.
It now sits in our lounge room.
I love it (I am sitting at it right now as I type this). And the girls can sit here and do their homework rather than spreading all their