Home Interior Design SO DOING THIS: Laundry Basket Dresser Estimated Cost: $30 Estimated Time Investment: An Hour or Two (0-2 Hours) Required Skill Level: Beginner MDF, Plywood and Pine boards. After a good sanding I primed it with Kilz oderless spray primer. Then painted it with some left over Trim Paint we had for our house. Finished it off with two coats of poly in a Satin finish.