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I purchased a new Bermex dining table and 6 dining chairs. I chose the color "English Legacy" from the color chart online. The table and chairs came and are extremely darker than I thought they would be. They do not go with my kitchen at all. Can I paint the table and chairs black? If so, what kind of paint do I use and do I have to sand them down first. They are beautiful, but do not go wtih my new kitchen.
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Barbara Mann

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Barbara,


Thanks for writing.

I wish you could send it back instead of going through all the work!

But yes, you can diffinatly paint the furniture black. I suggest you sand everything down lightly, then apply a dark grey primer over everything, then paint a high gloss finish black unless you want that dull look, then don't do high gloss.

Good luck.

Ben

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