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Refinished Round Rosewood Table

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Project by Eric M. Saperstein posted 895 days ago 1439 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

What possesses anyone to spray rosewood in a colored lacquer finish? This round veneered rosewood table was salvaged from a flood and restored to far better than its original condition.

Now boasting nothing more than a Waterlox Original finish – no stain on the top (we did stain the cherry base to darken it a bit) ... the natural wood jumps out. Not to mention now the finish is renewable – no more clouded yellowed lacquer!!

Not as complex as some of our restoration projects, not as big – but one where the before/after is strikingly different. Sometimes these are the most gratifying!

-- Eric M. Saperstein, Master Craftsman www.artisansofthevalley.com





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grizzman

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#1 posted 895 days ago

what a difference, its so beautiful Eric, you did a great job , it just pops out at you and shows that beautiful figure..kinda reminds me of the pyramids…great job here..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Dusty56

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#2 posted 894 days ago

The 3D effects are just beautiful !! : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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ShaneA

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#3 posted 894 days ago

Great job. Way better than the “before”.

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RockyBlue

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#4 posted 894 days ago

Nice save. That grain is spectacular.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother. www.rockybluewoodworks.com

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deon

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#5 posted 894 days ago

The grain seems too perfect to be true. Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 894 days ago

What a table, Looks great love the grain.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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joebloe

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#7 posted 894 days ago

100% better,love the grain pattern.

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Martyroc

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#8 posted 893 days ago

Nice rehab, what a difference when it’s done correctly.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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