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DIY: Refinishing Furniture

Tabletops and other surfaces subject to abrasion benefit from high-build, oil-based finishes that provides maximum durability with just two coats. |

It’s amazing what a coat of gel stain can do to restore a tired-looking piece of furniture. The cool part is that you don’t need to strip the old finish for this to work.

How to remove veneer from wood furniture (the easy way!) -

How to remove and repair those annoying white stains caused by water glasses left too long on your wood furniture. | Photo: William Wright |

How to Stain Wood Evenly Without Getting Blotches and Dark Spots. Get a perfect finish on even hard-to-stain woods like cherry and pine. Woods like cherry, pine and birch [and fir] can become blotchy and unattractive when stained, unless you use a sealer before staining. For the best results, test the possible finishes on scrap pieces before you start.

Great suggestion on stripping stain (and paint!) from wooden furniture(found at Goodwill, of course!). Perfect for DIYers!

DIY: 10 paint secrets, tips & tricks you never knew about paint. This is a very useful post!!! Polycrylic is THE BEST clear coat - ever!!!

Black & Decker Finishing & Refinishing Wood: Techniques & Projects for Fine Wood Finishes by Editors of Creative Publishing. $14.38. Publisher: Creative Publishing international (September 1, 2006). 144 pages

How to strip wood furniture!

DIY: If your furniture is looking dry & dull, try Howard's (orange oil & beeswax). It's an awesome product. I can only find it at Home Depot.

Stripping Paint (102) ~ all the nooks and crannies! {Sawdust and Embryos}

This stuff makes old furniture look really nice.

a great site for refinishing/restoring wood

How To Strip Furniture / Wood Refinishing

How To Strip Furniture Using A Heat Gun! SO MUCH EASIER than chemical strippers!!