Fixing the Furniture Finish How to make nicks, dings, and scratches in furniture disappear. from This Old House Furniture Repair, Wood Scratch, Wood Furniture, This Old Houses, Repair Wood, Furniture Scratch, Water Rings, Furniture Finish, Wooden Furniture
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Find a garage sale piece that needs a little sprucing up? Have old furniture that could use a face lift. Learn how to refinish furniture faster and easier by avoiding stripping. A seasoned pro tells you how to clean, repair and restore old worn finishes without messy chemical strippers.
This is actually a really excellent guide on restoring old furniture. How to Refinish Furniture Without Stripping
pIve used quite a few different types of paint for a silver or metallic finish on the pieces Ive worked on. There are some I like and some I dont like. Here are some of the paints Ive used that I like: Martha Stewarts Metallic Paint Line I have /p
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.