Buffet Strip and Refinish

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Blog series by Chris Pond updated 04-16-2012 09:54 PM 2 parts 14545 reads 3 comments total

Part 1: The tear down

03-15-2012 05:02 AM by Chris Pond | 0 comments »

I started on this buffet that I acquired out of the garbage bin as per usual. The top was a bit of a challenge but there was a nice surprise under the arborite, I found 3 burn marks but the damage was minimal especially after stripping away the years of glue and varnish. I am now going to proceed to the sides and front and get them stripped and sanded.

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Part 2: Sanding & Dust

04-16-2012 09:54 PM by Chris Pond | 3 comments »

After getting all the old finished off the buffet, actual this piece was very nice. You may see that in the photos I added a second 1/4 inch plywood piece to the second shelve for strength. I will finish this with a veneer for a better looked. As you see I still have two burns in the top of the unit however I am going to stain the top to make it less seen.

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