Before you start any repairs or touch-up, wipe on mineral spirits to help you decide what your next steps should be. The mineral spirits temporarily saturates the finish to reveal how the piece of furniture will look with nothing more than a coat of wipe-on clear finish. Don’t worry; this won’t harm the finish. If it looks good, all you have to do is clean the surface and apply an oil-based wipe-on finish. If the surface looks bad even when wetted with mineral spirits, you’ll have to take…

How to Refinish Furniture

Before you start any repairs or touch-up, wipe on mineral spirits to help you decide what your next steps should be. The mineral spirits temporarily saturates the finish to reveal how the piece of furniture will look with nothing more than a coat of wipe-on clear finish. Don’t worry; this won’t harm the finish. If it looks good, all you have to do is clean the surface and apply an oil-based wipe-on finish. If the surface looks bad even when wetted with mineral spirits, you’ll have to take…

A thorough cleaning is an important first step in any furniture renewal project. Removing decades of dirt and grime often restores much of the original luster. Kevin says it’s hard to believe, but it’s perfectly OK to wash furniture with soap and water.

How to Refinish Furniture

A thorough cleaning is an important first step in any furniture renewal project. Removing decades of dirt and grime often restores much of the original luster. Kevin says it’s hard to believe, but it’s perfectly OK to wash furniture with soap and water.

How to stain and refinish wood tutorial - Classy Clutter http://www.classyclutter.net/2013/06/how-to-stain-wood.html

How to stain and refinish wood

How to stain and refinish wood tutorial - Classy Clutter http://www.classyclutter.net/2013/06/how-to-stain-wood.html

Refinish Wood Floors, Step 7: Filling Cracks ~ A paste made from sanding dust and lacquer sealer was troweled over the entire floor to fill any cracks between the boards. Using dust from the floor in the filler ensures that it will match the wood perfectly.

Refinish Wood Flooring

Refinish Wood Floors, Step 7: Filling Cracks ~ A paste made from sanding dust and lacquer sealer was troweled over the entire floor to fill any cracks between the boards. Using dust from the floor in the filler ensures that it will match the wood perfectly.

refinishing wood with steel wool, murphy's oil soap, danish oil + howard's feed-n-wax

refinishing wood with steel wool, murphy's oil soap, danish oil + howard's feed-n-wax

Classy Clutter: How to remove carpet and refinish wood floors: PART 1 #refinishingwood #hardwoodflooring #carpetremoval

How to remove carpet and refinish wood floors: PART 1

Classy Clutter: How to remove carpet and refinish wood floors: PART 1 #refinishingwood #hardwoodflooring #carpetremoval

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR STANING WOOD - use a thin coat of stain conditioner applied with a foam brush first, always stir never shake stain, sand before not after staining

10 Tips & Tricks for Staining Wood

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR STANING WOOD - use a thin coat of stain conditioner applied with a foam brush first, always stir never shake stain, sand before not after staining

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