Dining Table - Before

Worn out & damaged by nail polish remover.

Dining Table - During

....stripped & sanded....

Dining Table - Finished

...stain, glaze & topcoats applied.

Armoire Crown

A very clear stress fracture

Armoire Crown

...complete separation...

Armoire Crown

..precise gluing is a must (no, this isn't Elmers school glue!)

Armoire Crown

...once clamped, the gluing continues...

Armoire Crown

Finished and stronger than ever!

Antique Table

Polyurethanes can ruin an antique by giving it a "plastic" look. Stripping it off is the only cure...

Antique Table

...sand it down...

Antique Table

...it's all in the details...

Antique Table

...do a little soda-blasting...

Antique Table

...and the all-important hand sanding...

Antique Table

...let the oil dry...

Antique Table

...and the satin glow is back! No more glossy poly to get in the way.

Antique Table

Sometimes all a piece needs is a good cleaning...

Antique Table

...to get beautiful results like this!

Antique Mahogany Chair

This old chair was in rough shape!

Antique Mahogany Chair

Before

Antique Mahogany Chair

But after some sanding, scraping and more sanding...

Antique Mahogany Chair

...it was beautiful again! (almost. It's next stop was an upholstery shop!)

Antique Mahogany Chair

After

Antique Mahogany Chair

Antique Mahogany Chair

Entry Table - Before

Damaged....

Entry Table - Finished

Fixed like new!

It came in a box...

It came in a box...

...the work begins...

...the work begins...

...sanding...

...more sanding...

...the old glue is removed...

...the old glue is removed...

...the damaged veneer replaced...

...the damaged veneer is replaced...

...the staining begins...

...the staining continues...

...creating the highlights...

...creating the highlights...

...almost there...

...let it cure...

...finished!

From pieces in a box in the attic, to a showroom piece in the home.

Even old signs need love sometimes..

Even old signs need love sometimes...

...start slow, take the time...

...start slow, take the time needed...

...sanded & re-glazed...

...sanded & re-glazed...

...finished sanded...

...finished-sanded...

...highlighted...

...highlighted...

Finished! Good for another 10 years

Finished! Good for another 10 years

Bar Top

Bar top before & after

Caned Dining Chair - Before

Cane Dining Chair - Finished

Caned Dining Chair - Finished

Dining Set - Before

Dining Set - Before

Dining Set - Finished

Dining Set - Finished

Fir Door Before & After

Fir Door Before & After

Dresser -  before

Dresser - before

Dresser - after

Dresser - after

E. Allen Drop Leaf - Before

E. Allen Drop Leaf - Before

E. Allen Drop Leaf - After

E. Allen Drop Leaf - After

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