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  • Nina Howard

    Wood Finishing Tips: How to Renew a Finish: Mineral Spirits does an excellent job of cleaning the old gunk (dirt, years of store bought polish etc without harming or removing the stain finish) off of wood for me. I've also read where vinegar and water will work, but haven't tried that yet. This site goes on to explain how to put a new shine on old furniture.

  • Beautiful Homes And Gardens

    Shine your old Wood Furniture with Finishing Tips !! Even if well cared, furniture wears down and loses its shine over time. When a finish becomes dull, the commercial polishes can’t bring them to the same level. In order to overcome the sticky wax coating from the old furniture, proper cleaning is required. The sticky coating is susceptible to dust and the finishes get darken with the passage of time.

  • Tiffany Jones

    Furniture Repair - DIY Projects | The Family Handyman

  • Jennie Warren

    Wood Finishing Tips: How to Renew a Finish - Article | The Family Handyman

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This is pretty awesome. Fix up the finish on wood pieces without having to strip the wood.

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lots of 2x4 ideas. I am definitely doing at least a couple of these cute projects!

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  • Lucy Geer

    Looks Awesome!!!

  • Brenda Gilbert

    Hi Ladies, I have a piece like the above piece and I was looking for suggestions/ideas for the piece. I look the look its awesome.

Good to remember! Flat paint: use for walls in living rooms, bedrooms, ceilings, or furniture Eggshell: use for walls in hallways, dining rooms, kitchens Satin: use for walls in bathrooms, or furniture Semi-gloss: use for windows, trim, doors, and cabinetry.