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Forum topic by DavidSkaw posted 02-07-2016 02:53 PM 358 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-07-2016 02:53 PM

Hey Guys,

I have a large hickory slab kitchen, the finish on some of the doors/face frames around the sink are failing.
I have a full shop but finishing is not my strong suit. any advice?

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#2 posted 02-17-2016 06:45 PM

If you just sand off the finish then the odds are that you will also lighten the wood color. Get a chemical stripper to remove the finish. If it is lacquer a flammable Acetone-Toluene_Methanol stripper will work, or a methylene chloride one or a citrus oil one. Clean off residue and sand lightly, then recoat with lacquer or poly.

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