I heard that This End Up filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is no longer in business . What’s going on? Answer: Citicorp Venture Capital, the former owner, filed for bankruptcy in January 2000 and subsequently liquidated all assets in late 2000.
About This End Up Furniture Company The founders sold the Company to Melville Corporation in 1988. Under Melville, the Company grew to over 240 mall based stores nationwide. In 1998, Melville Corporation sold the company to Citicorp Venture Capital.
In the Richmond, VA area I can find a lot of wood furniture that was popular in the 80’s called This End Up . I like it b/c the wood is super easy to paint and distress without sanding.
Run medium grit sandpaper over the surface. Wipe away sanding dust with a damp rag. Apply paint or stain to the furniture with a paintbrush. Apply multiple thin coats of paint or stain.
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