Tag Archive: Furniture Refinishing

Characteristics of Furniture Wood

In today’s post – we are going to be looking at wood characteristics and your furniture. Almost any type of wood could be used to build furniture, but some woods have always been favored for their beauty, durability, and workability. Before 1900, most furniture was made with these woods: walnut, oak, mahogany, rosewood, fruitwoods, and …

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More about repairing scratches on your furniture

Here is another tip on how to take care of scratches on your furniture. Where many shallow scratches are present, apply hard paste wax to the surface with No. 0000 steel wool, stroking very lightly along the grain of the wood. Then buff the surface with a soft cloth. For shallow scratches on an otherwise …

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Make Wood Furniture WaterProof

Do you have exterior wood furniture such as a door or patio furniture?  If so waterproofing wooden outdoor furniture is important because this type of furniture is constantly exposed to harsh elements. Exterior spray varnish is a relativity new invention that is much more practical & can be more economical than paint. It can only …

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Recent Furniture Repair Projects

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Here are some of the projects we have been working on @ Wood Menders:        

How Cleaning May Restore Your Furniture

Do you keep walking by your dull table and hoping that one of these days it will look like you first brought it home?  Sometimes all your furniture needs is some extra TLC in order to not only restore but breathe new life & extend the life of your furniture. Furniture eventually reaches a point …

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Recent Projects

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Here are some recent projects from Wood Menders:   Until Next Time – Dan @ Wood Menders

Strip Paint Off of Furniture Like a Pro

You will agree that a well-crafted furniture piece that gets a beautiful stained finish can truly show the craftsmanship of a woodworker. This is perhaps among the reasons why it is so painful when people paint a really well-built piece of furniture. If you have apparently done this to a project and have regretted doing …

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