After much paining, sanding, and waxing, I have this shabby little lovely:
She's not done yet. I think I am going to have to stop at Funky Junk Boutique in Seville to get a can of Annie Sloan's dark wax to finish the job. I really loved working with the paint on this project. When I sanded with 320 grit sandpaper the paint was smooth like a baby's bottom. As sort of a bonus the Annie Sloan soft wax had a really faint smell of babies mixed with sugar cookies. Hey, I don't make the news, I just report it!
A little close-up of the sheen added by the lovely wax:
I know, I know... someone needs to teach me how to take pictures.