Continuing the theme of renovating old furniture, we’d like to tell you about turning a coffee table into a ottoman. Stripping old paint off an old furniture piece is crucial, and should be complete to achieve a long-lasting new finish. Cleaning the entire piece with wood stripper, will bring out the beautiful natural wood beneath. Sanding and dusting off needs to be complete before any paint goes on. Paint at least 2-3 coats of interior paint, and wait 8-24h before applying a clear finish. Clean up details (or attach some extra details. Mark the board for the tufted top and drill the marks. To finish the ottoman look here.