This hair dryer tip would have saved me re-touching quite a few times. This site has a TON of painting tips! Must go to this site before painting anything.~in fact the site has tons of diy handyman tips PERIOD!
A thorough cleaning is an important first step in any furniture renewal project. Removing decades of dirt and grime often restores much of the original luster. Kevin says it’s hard to believe, but it’s perfectly OK to wash furniture with soap and water.
transferring image to wood: cut wax paper to size of printer paper, put through printer with guidance, place ink side down on contrasting wood, push ink into wood using the edge of a card - use muscle, gently lift and seal.
Transfer a Photo onto a Slab of Wood: cover wood with gel medium; place paper picture-side down; firmly smooth out all bubbles; let dry overnight; gently rub wetted paper off; clean all paper residue off; cover with mod podge; let dry;