Tag: Refinish

Recent Furniture Repair Projects

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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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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Teak Outdoor Furniture

Teak is naturally a very durable category of wood, which makes it perfect for outdoor patio furniture. Refinishing teak furniture is often not necessary because it usually requires such little maintenance. However, many people buy antique teak patio furniture because of its ability to maintain quality for such a long time. If you are one …

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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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