Tag: Furniture Repair Grand Rapids

Restoring Your Furniture in 10 Steps

Professional furniture restorers and hobbyists alike all have one thing in common: the desire to pluck a piece of furniture off the side of the road and restore it to its former glory. What’s not to like? You’re saving something from a landfill and breathing new life into a forgotten item. The former owner only saw a …

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Fix It – If Your Furniture is Broke

Today’s post is a great article that was in some US versions of the Wall Street Journal on February 25th, 2012   When a piece of furniture goes to pieces, you don’t have to. Take it to one of the repair shops trusted by top decorators It might not be a 15th-century Renaissance terra-cotta relief, …

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A Great Dictionary on Wood Furniture

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I came across this article at NationalFurnitureSupply.com: Wooden furniture evokes an awareness of of convention, harkening back to the days when family goods cant be found only hand made but typically also self-produced. Wood pieces of furniture comes in a variety of wood varieties and finishes to match any home decorating. Of the countless woods …

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How to take care of those Furniture Scratches

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Do you walk by a certain piece of furniture and if the light hits it just right you see a lot of scratched on the finish? If you have never gotten around to getting it fixed or tackling it yourself.  Here are 2 quick fixes that will help get rid of those scratches. 1 – …

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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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5 furniture finishing tips

Today’s post is a great article that I found in Popular Woodworking.  Enjoy! Furniture finishing doesn’t have to be complicated or mysterious. That’s not to say that even experienced finishers don’t run into problems from time to time; everybody does. But there are ways to make the outcome of your project finishing a lot more predictable …

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Recent Projects

Here are some recent projects that we have been working on:   Until Next Time – Dan @ Wood Menders