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Don't spend hours sanding. Extremely easy "how to" strip and re-stain.

Frugal with a Flourish: How to Strip and Restain a Dresser

Painted Furniture Ideasfrom Painted Furniture Ideas

7 Easy Ways To Repair Damaged Wood Furniture

Here are a few ways you can repair damaged wood furniture, without having to fully refinish it or redo the entire surface of the piece. Gel-Stain  - If you have nicks or scratches that are exposing the raw wood, you can brush on a gel-stain. You should be able to

7 Easy Ways To Repair Damaged Wood Furniture

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Oil & Vinegar - Not Just For Salads

using 3/4 cup of oil & 1/4 cup vinegar to restore wood on old furniture without having to strip the pieces

Oil & Vinegar - Not Just For Salads - Miss Mustard Seed

How to paint both laminate and real wood furniture while omitting the sanding step. I'll want this later.

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How to Reupholster a Chair

Another pinner said: "I had upholstered chairs before,but this taught me the proper way." Especially helpful is the instruction on how to do corners.

How to Reupholster a Chair

DIY Furniture Stripping

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This Old House; How to Repair Wood Furniture Scratches, Nicks and More!

How to Fix a Furniture Finish


Staining Oak Cabinets an Espresso Finish {FAQ’s}

Espresso-Cabinets DIY

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Vinegar works as a wood stain when you add a metal object in the mix and let it sit in a glass container for a week.  A handful of pennies will produce a beautiful pale Caribbean blue stain.  A wad of steel wool will give you a rich reddish hue.  A combination of tea and a metal object in vinegar will produce a black stain.

Natural Non-toxic Wood Stain with Coffee, Berries and More