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Forum topic by SuburbanDon posted 02-29-2012 07:02 PM 555 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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SuburbanDon

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02-29-2012 07:02 PM

Hi, I was wondering if you guys could help me identify this finish and hopefully type of wood. It’s an end table I have and my wife me to copy this for a table I’m going to make. Thanks.

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#1 posted 02-29-2012 07:32 PM

Looks like a hickory faux finish. From what I have seen, when somebody speckles paint into a finish, its not good.

-- David in Damascus, MD

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#2 posted 02-29-2012 07:47 PM

Not sure Don. The speckles are pretty typical of traditional and transition factory finished furniture to give it an antique look and doesn’t denote the quality. The wood grain looks like genuine hardwood to me, but I don’t know which one.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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