She started out looking like this:
I cleaned off the years of dust and nicotine buildup with
some a ton of Liquid Sander, then went to work painting her all pretty-like. Now she looks like this:
Here she is in my finished dining room...
I used paint I already had, and reused the hardward she came with, so this rescue was FREE!
Lots of other rescues over there, so make the jump: