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Recent Projects


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

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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Recent Projects


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

Recent Projects


Here are some of the recent projects we have been working on at Wood Menders:   Until next time – Dan @ Wood Menders.

Refinish or Paint?

Refinishing the piece means taking off the old finish and creating a new one. It’s physically demanding, so be prepared to use some elbow grease for this messy and cumbersome job. For those do-it-yourselfers, it’s best to use a combination of chemical strippers and sanding. Above all, be patient, even though some finishes can be …

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Wood Menders – Painted Projects

Here are some of our projects that Wood Menders has completed! Cedar Chest – Before Cedar Chest – After Dining Room Table Before After After Dresser – After   Until Next Time – Dan @ Wood Menders

Furniture Dents & How to Repair

Small, shallow dents in pine and other soft woods are usually easy to remove; large and deep dents, especially in hard wood, are harder to repair. Dents are easiest to remove from bare wood. Very large, shallow dents are probably best left untreated. Very deep dents should be filled, as detailed below for cracks and …

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