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02-24-2012 05:32 PM

Antique restoration - 34 replies

I got laid off from my job 2 months ago, first time in my life. I am attempting to make my hobby of restoring antiques a job. Possible??? Any tips are appreciated. I do not have an air compressor (except a pancake). I need to be able to spray! I can’t afford the big compressor/HVLP conversion gun, etc., unless I find a use...

02-24-2012 05:21 PM

Leather replacement - 6 replies

I’m restoring 3 oak dining room chairs, I need to replace the leather seats. Where can I purchase the leather? I googled, but only found one place…....$70 each. Thanks Bob

01-20-2012 04:27 PM

Lacquer - 6 replies

Can anyone tell me the performance and application differences in water based lacquers verses solvent based? Thanks Bob

01-18-2012 04:05 AM

reducer vs lacquer thinner - 6 replies

When mixing with Mohawk stains/dyes, what is the difference between using their $25 per gallon reducer and lacquer thinner?Isn’t there a chemical that you can add to the lacquer thinner to make it less volatile? ThanksBob

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