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Project by WoodGal posted 12-07-2013 03:40 PM 792 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the second piece out of a full dining set that I’ve refinished for a family. The gal’s grandfather purchased this set as a gift for his wife on his way home after serving in World War II.
I used General Finishes Pecan Stain, followed by General Finishes Van Dyke Brown Glaze and then topcoated it with 3 coats of General Finishes Waterbase Enduro Poly.

-- What goes around, comes around.





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hoss12992

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#1 posted 12-07-2013 04:37 PM

Wow, great job

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MontanaBob

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#2 posted 12-07-2013 07:39 PM

Outstanding…. That is one thing I really don’t like doing and that is refinishing a piece…. You should show before pics….Beautiful Hutch..

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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BenR

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#3 posted 12-08-2013 08:45 AM

Wow, what a transformation! I have refinished a few pieces so I know what a ton of work that was. Love it.

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Doug Scott

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#4 posted 12-08-2013 06:54 PM

Looks like it is in good condition, fancy woodwork for that times. Heirloom piece.
Lots of work involved with all the fret work and carvings, What was the price you charged.

-- Furniture By Douglas, Comstock Park, MI

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aussiedave

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#5 posted 12-08-2013 10:55 PM

Wow what a great job it looks totally different a new lease of life. It must have taken ages sanding it all back to raw wood. Awesome job and I hope you post pics of the other pieces when you have finished restoring them too.
Excellent stuff.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Knothead62

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#6 posted 12-09-2013 03:32 PM

Outstanding! How did you get the old finish off? Have a couple of things that I need to refinish.

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 12-09-2013 03:48 PM

It’s a beautiful piece and you did a fine job of refinishing it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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WoodGal

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#8 posted 12-09-2013 07:21 PM

I used a product by Benco to strip it down. It’s a semi paste product and works very nicely. You can hose the piece down to wash it completely off.

-- What goes around, comes around.

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Fishinbo

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#9 posted 12-11-2013 05:36 PM

Great refinishing! It looks great as new. Show very well the beauty of the intricate carvings.

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