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
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.