Before you start any repairs or touch-up, wipe on mineral spirits to help you decide what your next steps should be. The mineral spirits temporarily saturates the finish to reveal how the piece of furniture will look with nothing more than a coat of wipe-on clear finish. Don’t worry; this won’t harm the finish. If it looks good, all you have to do is clean the surface and apply an oil-based wipe-on finish. If the surface looks bad even when wetted with mineral spirits, you’ll have to take…

How to Refinish Furniture

Before you start any repairs or touch-up, wipe on mineral spirits to help you decide what your next steps should be. The mineral spirits temporarily saturates the finish to reveal how the piece of furniture will look with nothing more than a coat of wipe-on clear finish. Don’t worry; this won’t harm the finish. If it looks good, all you have to do is clean the surface and apply an oil-based wipe-on finish. If the surface looks bad even when wetted with mineral spirits, you’ll have to take…

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.

How to Refinish Furniture

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.

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9 Ways to Refinish Wooden Furniture

To refinish old dry wood simply sand and wash with warm soapy water. Let the wood dry out (after washing it). Now using a clean dry rag apply a thin coat of coc…

Refinishing Old Wood with Coconut Oil

To refinish old dry wood simply sand and wash with warm soapy water. Let the wood dry out (after washing it). Now using a clean dry rag apply a thin coat of coc…

I really do like this color...and perhaps leave the inside just wood/varnished.

I really do like this color...and perhaps leave the inside just wood/varnished.

Beginners guide to Furniture restoration! Learn everything that you need to know for successful restoring of furniture!

Beginners guide to Furniture restoration! Learn everything that you need to know for successful restoring of furniture!

How to stain and refinish wood tutorial - Classy Clutter http://www.classyclutter.net/2013/06/how-to-stain-wood.html

How to stain and refinish wood

How to stain and refinish wood tutorial - Classy Clutter http://www.classyclutter.net/2013/06/how-to-stain-wood.html

Refinish Wood Floors, Step 7: Filling Cracks ~ A paste made from sanding dust and lacquer sealer was troweled over the entire floor to fill any cracks between the boards. Using dust from the floor in the filler ensures that it will match the wood perfectly.

Refinish Wood Flooring

Refinish Wood Floors, Step 7: Filling Cracks ~ A paste made from sanding dust and lacquer sealer was troweled over the entire floor to fill any cracks between the boards. Using dust from the floor in the filler ensures that it will match the wood perfectly.

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