Refinishing Wood End Table
More about dragondon a few years back i bought this cool little end table that i thought i would refinish and give to my in laws as a gift.
Refinishing wood end table. Apply a wood conditioner according to the directions on the package. Refinishing a table part 3 of 3 applying polyurethane. Brush the stain liberally onto the table following the natural direction of the grain. Solid wood is a better candidate for refinishing than veneer which tends to be thinner.
Unfortunately i don t think these products will penetrate non wood items. Well it took way. John bear woodworking furniture restoration 78 110 views 39 53. Then apply the new finish by applying a coat of stain.
Redoing these end tables was very cheap and incredibly easy. February 16 2016 at 10 52 am. Refinishing a wooden end table. To refinish a wood table start by coating the table in stripper waiting 15 20 minutes and using a plastic scraper to take the paint or varnish off.
Let the table dry according to the directions on the stain s packaging. Share all sharing options for. Wipe the surface of the entire table using the tack cloth. 1 out of 5 easy requires just a little patience and practice.
And for that matter don t attempt to refinish laminate either it s plastic people if you re not. I can relate to having some quality furniture that s beat up like this. When you re done stripping the table sand the surface in the direction of the grain to even out any discoloration or irregularities. We have a bookcase that is worn.
Refinishing a wooden end table. Sooo by chance do you think these products would work on my table. The nicest thing about starting with an end table is that you don t need a lot of space to do the project you can do it on the patio of your apartment home. If you re looking for a good project to start with for refinishing a cheap end table from goodwill is a great place to start.
Creativity made easy 78 914 views. More by the author. Wait until it s completely dry smooth the surface with light grade sandpaper then apply another coat of stain. Let the stain soak into the wood for just a few minutes before wiping it off with a clean towel.
January 14 2016 at 10 53 pm. Add the final finish by sealing the. Lightly hand sand the wood always working in the direction of the grain. How to finish a wood table.
A geek traveling the world. By dragondon in workshop woodworking. This will remove any residual finish. The table is not solid wood.
Once you have the finish removed dab a pad of fine steel wool grade 000 in the stripper and rub the wood in the direction of the grain.