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Project by GMatheson posted 08-23-2013 07:02 PM 1205 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The lovely wife came home with this little table with the intention of painting it but I convinced her it would look better if we just stripped and refinished it. It was a simple little project. My wife did the stripping and then I scraped and sanded when she was done. For the finish we just applied a few coats of Danish Oil and finished with some wax.

-- Greg in Ontario, Canada





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Brit

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#1 posted 08-23-2013 08:14 PM

Very nice Greg.

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Don W

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#2 posted 08-23-2013 10:07 PM

nice job. I agree its better natural.

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DocSavage45

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#3 posted 08-24-2013 02:04 PM

You got the fun job! What method did you use to strip the furniture?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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GMatheson

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#4 posted 08-24-2013 07:31 PM

We used Circa 1850 Furniture Stripper. Just painted it on, let it sit a bit and then wiped it off with rags. It actually did a great job so there wasn’t much left to scrape afterwards. I really did get the easy part.

-- Greg in Ontario, Canada

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DocSavage45

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#5 posted 08-24-2013 08:13 PM

Who makes the stripper? Thanks

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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GMatheson

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#6 posted 08-24-2013 09:03 PM

Circa 1850 is actually the brand name. Here is a link to their website

And for your viewing pleasure, a picture of the can.

-- Greg in Ontario, Canada

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#7 posted 08-27-2013 05:59 PM

Great work on that table.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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GMatheson

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#8 posted 08-27-2013 07:33 PM

Thanks Mauricio. I really didn’t like the idea of painting it.

-- Greg in Ontario, Canada

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planeBill

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#9 posted 08-28-2013 02:12 AM

what a great save. awesome work and a beautiful little table.

-- I was born at a very young age, as I grew up, I got older.

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 10-04-2017 01:10 PM

You and your wife did a nice job on this. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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