img_20140410_160300 Painted Wood Bookshelf. This is a great solid wood bookshelf. We refinished this piece in a Amy Howard at Home Paint in Black. We used a dry brush technique giving a rustic,earthy primitive look. We distressed the piece to allow the natural wood to show through.This has a large shelf top and two very nice sized shelves, on legs and a great piece for books, toys, crafts, linens or decoratives!