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1. Stripped of strange dye and veneered finish2. A difficult process of getting a uniform stain.3. Drawers refinished and stained4. A mediocre and fairly uniform stain covered with polyurethane..
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#1 posted 12-28-2010 03:15 AM
That turned out to be a really lovely dresser. We’d love to see it with ornate brass hardware.
Thanks for posting.
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#2 posted 12-28-2010 03:55 AM
Beautiful, it is a piece that is a pleasure to look at, I think you did a great job on the refinish.
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#3 posted 12-28-2010 05:05 AM
I love recycling old wood! You done well!
-- Ted Pagels, Green Bay, WI
#4 posted 12-28-2010 05:56 AM
Thanks; Lightweight,Ottat, Fireone:
The finishing was a major frustration!The wood had an unusual stain from the factor that covered up the strange colored wood.
It was finished but not as I had wished it to be.
Happy New Year to all of you.
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#5 posted 12-28-2010 03:01 PM
Fine job.Best thoughts,Mads
-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.
#6 posted 12-28-2010 04:56 PM
Thanks for comment.
Trust you will have better health in this new year
Happy New Year..
Lee A. Jesberger
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#7 posted 12-28-2010 06:22 PM
It looks very good.
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#8 posted 12-28-2010 08:13 PM
Did a good job. Having tried many times, I cannot make stain work. This looks nice
-- David in Damascus, MD
#9 posted 12-28-2010 11:03 PM
Yes, that stain job was nothing but desperation and frustration!
Tried all types of preparations and pre-stain fillers. Some water based stains, etc.
One the next restoration, may try water based stains for dyeing clothes.
One can only try.
#10 posted 12-28-2010 11:14 PM
Just want to thank you for your comment.
Have a great year in 2011 with family and friends.
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