Pinner says: Where was this 2 weeks ago! Doug spent like 8 hours sanding our dining room table so that I could stain it...Extremely easy how to strip and restrain how-to... I am convinced that stripping is easier than painting now!
Frugal with a Flourish: How to Strip and Restain a Dresser
The chair I’m regluing is factory made, glued with animal hide glue and finished with shellac. The dowels are spiral-grooved and the nails used in the stretchers are wire, not “square.” So the chair is probably from the 1920s or early 1930s. Once you have cleaned all the joints and replaced dowels as explained in the article, apply glue and clamp the chair together.
SHOU SUGI BAN OUTDOOR TABLE DIY Shou sugi ban, or Yakisugi, is a traditional Japanese method of burning cedar (sugi) before finishing it with natural oil. Normally used as exterior siding, the charred wood is pest and rot resistant for up to eighty years.