The Zibra Podcast
This is the Zibra Blog's Before and After Podcast where we talk with furniture refinishing experts on how they find, select, repair, strip, sand, paint, protect and sell their refinished works of art.
This is the Zibra Blog's Before and After Podcast where we talk with furniture refinishing experts on how they find, select, repair, strip, sand, paint, protect and sell their refinished works of art.
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SEASON 2!

 

This is the Zibra Blog’s Before and After Podcast where we talk with furniture refinishing experts from around the world on how they find, select, repair, strip, sand, paint, protect and sell their refinished works of art.

You can subscribe and listen to our podcast on the following directories.

You can subscribe and listen to our podcast on the following directories.

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Season 2  Episode 25

Meet Fabie Brown, Our August Featured Furniture Refinisher!

 

Learn more about Fabie, her pieces and HOW TO USE TRANSFERS for your furniture refinishing projects!

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Favorite Piece!

Late 1800’s Secretary

Coastal Console Desk

Ask A Refinisher: Achieve a Quality Finish.

 

Kristen Litka

Shackteau Interiors

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Painting Tip: Hardware Installation.

 

Susan

Little Lou Designs

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Season 2  Episode 24

In This Episode: “How Well Do You Know The Furniture Refinishing Industry?” This Week’s Topic In The Furniture Feud Game Show!”

 

Kristen of Shackteau Interiors share telltale signs of an amateur furniture painter. Susan of Little Lou Designs gives a tip on hardware installation and our four judges from the Zibra Review participate in The Furniture Feud!

Our Judges From The Zibra Review Play In “The Furniture Feud”.

Katie Cloud

Katie Cloud & Co.

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Keegan Robinson

Lemon Drops Reclaimed

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Lauren Svacina

Portland Row Studios

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Natalie Dayton

A Ray of Sunlight

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Ask A Refinisher: Achieve a Quality Finish.

 

Kristen Litka

Shackteau Interiors

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Painting Tip: Hardware Installation.

 

Susan

Little Lou Designs

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Season 2  Episode 23

Panel Discussion On The Challenges Of Staging Furniture Effectively And Hear The Details Of June’s Winning Pieces!

 

Winners of the June Zibra Review…plus a great panel discussion by the winners!

June’s Zibra Review Winners

The Theme: Beachy Blues

Sarah Liddle

Olive & Fern

1st Place

Summer Clouds Buffet

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Cait Miller

Little City Farmhouse

2nd Place

Antique Server

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Crystal Crusselle

The Local Cupboard

3rd Place

Blue/Gold Dresser

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Season 2  Episode 22

Things You Should Consider When Painting Kitchen Cabinets. Pam Haskins Of 44 Marketplace Gives Expert Advice.

Learn the importance of prepping cabinets and then the correct way to paint them.

 

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Kristen Litka Of Shackteau Interiors Gives A Tip On How To Mix Milkpaint.

 

Stay in touch with Kristen:

NewsWorthy Items

 

Contest Announcements!

Season 2  Episode 21

Panel Discussion On What Is Required To Be A Successful Furniture Refinisher And Hear The Details Of May’s Winning Pieces!

 

Winners of the May Zibra Review…plus a great panel discussion by the winners!

May’s Zibra Review Winners

The Theme: Before & After

(Roll over image to see before)

Sarah Bolton

Sitting Pretty Home Decor

1st Place

Bare Dresser

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Courtney Weisel

Steel Birch Studios

2nd Place

Maple Chest

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Susan Stefano

Little Lou Designs

3rd Place

Desk

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Painting Tip: How to Remove a Dried Paint Drip.

 

Ashley Schneider

Refined by Ash

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Ask A Refinisher: Paint & Technique For First Project.

 

Krista Stutzman

Deer Run Vintage

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Season 2  Episode 20

Meet Sarah Bolton, Our July Featured Furniture Refinisher!

 

Learn more about Sarah, her pieces and HOW TO PLAN & PREPARE your furniture pieces for refinishing!

Favorite Piece!

Gray Dresser

Blue Buffet

Stay in touch with Sarah:

Season 2  Episode 19

Overcoming Tragedy, Achieving Success In Life!

 

Sara Hollister-Jessica of Surrey Lane Home shares how she overcame a tragic accident to achieve success in life and as a furniture refinisher.  December with December’s Home shares a tip on keeping paint from drying too quickly, plus Katie Cloud of Katie & Co. is featured in Ask a Refinisher segment, plus a few contest announcements.

Success Through Tragedy!

Sara Hollister-Jessica

Surrey Lane Home

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Keep Paint From Drying To Quickly

December

December’s Home

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Ask A Refinisher Segement

Katie Cloud

Katie & Co.

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Season 2  Episode 18

Steps To Success As A Furniture Refinisher!

 

We speak with five professional refinishers that take us through some key steps that will help you become a successful furniture refinisher.

How To Choose Furniture Pieces

Katie Scott

Salvaged by K. Scott

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How To Develop Your Own Style

Cait Miller

Little City Farmhouse

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The Art Of Staging Furniture

Katie Cloud

Katie & Co. Furniture Restorations

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The Art Of Staging Furniture

Fallon Yates

Market House Restorations

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How To Be A Successful Refinisher

Megan DeLong

Meg Del Designs

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Season 2  Episode 17

Our Collection Of All The Insightful Tips/Questions & Answers So Far In 2020.

 

Listen and learn from expert furniture refinishers.

Our Experts Give Tips!

Safe Way to Apply Trim & The Perfect Finish

Laura Cobb

Redheaded ReFinishing

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Manage Your Business During Difficult Times

Fallon Yates

Markethouse Restorations

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Keeps Your Brushes Clean & Photography Tips

Sara Hollister-Jessica

Surrey Lane Home

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Learn An Excellent Way To Paint Hardware

Kristen Marks

TradeMarks Restoration

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How To Remove Bad Odors From Furniture

Whitney Marzullo

White House on the Square

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Keeping Parts and Pieces of Discarded Furniture

Cindy

Reinvented Delaware

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Our Experts Answer Questions!

“How do you select the appropriate ingredients or products such as paint, stain, lacquer, shellac or varnish depending upon factors such as wood hardness and surface type?”

–Kayla of Eighty Six Design

Brandy Kollenborn

Brushed by Brandy

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Stay in Touch with Kayla:

“Can you share an effective method to mix finished ingredients and that can be from paints to waxes and topcoats to obtain desired colors and shades? ”

– Kayla of Eighty Six Design

Kristen Litka

Shackteau Interiors

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Season 2  Episode 16

Expand Your Business By Shipping Furniture, An Odor Cleaning Tip, Zibra Home Crafting And A Contest To Enter!

 

Natalie Dayton of A Ray of Sunshine discusses details on the benefits of shipping furniture.  Whitney Marzullo of White House on the Square offers a tip on how to remove odors from furniture. Brie Hansen, a member of the Zibra Crew, shares about Zibra Home Crafting plus news about enter a new contest.

Shipping Furniture

Natalie Dayton

A Ray of Sunlight

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Removing Odor Tip

Whitney Marzullo

White House on the Square

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Zibra Home Crafting

Brie Hansen

Zibra Crew Member

Questions for Brie:

briehansen@enjoyzibra.com

NewsWorthy

Zibra Review Contest

Listen & Learn How To Enter!

Season 2  Episode 15

How you decide what pieces to keep and which to sell plus hear the details of April’s winning pieces!

 

Winners of the April Zibra Review…plus a great panel discussion by the winners!

April’s Zibra Review Winners

The Theme: Home Sweet Home

Maggie + Nate

303 Silo

1st Place

Grandfather’s Dresser

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Jenn + Amanda

Vintage Sisters

2nd Place

Swedish Mora clock

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Meg Brink

Meg Brink Furniture

3rd Place

Dark Everglade Dresser

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