LumberJocks

Small table refinish

  • Advertise with us
Project by GMatheson posted 364 days ago 630 views 0 times favorited 9 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





9 comments so far

View Brit's profile

Brit

5120 posts in 1470 days


#1 posted 364 days ago

Very nice Greg.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

View Don W's profile

Don W

14845 posts in 1194 days


#2 posted 364 days ago

nice job. I agree its better natural.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

View DocSavage45's profile

DocSavage45

4889 posts in 1469 days


#3 posted 364 days ago

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

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

View GMatheson's profile

GMatheson

423 posts in 1596 days


#4 posted 363 days ago

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

View DocSavage45's profile

DocSavage45

4889 posts in 1469 days


#5 posted 363 days ago

Who makes the stripper? Thanks

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

View GMatheson's profile

GMatheson

423 posts in 1596 days


#6 posted 363 days ago

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

View Mauricio's profile

Mauricio

6799 posts in 1778 days


#7 posted 360 days ago

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

View GMatheson's profile

GMatheson

423 posts in 1596 days


#8 posted 360 days ago

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

-- Greg in Ontario, Canada

View planeBill's profile

planeBill

475 posts in 1036 days


#9 posted 360 days ago

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.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase