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Forum: RESTORATION

Got an antique you need to restore. Don't strip it and coat it with polyurethane and ruin it's value. Check in here for traditional finishes and genuine restoration help. Find out the ins and outs and how to keep or enhance it's value. Not just for furniture.

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    21st Jul 2013, 06:52 PM Go to last post
  1. Question removing a lanolin finish

    Started by Tailsnz, 18th Jul 2013 06:19 PM
    cheers, easy, finish, forward, lanolin, refinish, removing, restoring, rimu, sand, strip, tayler, wainscot
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 949
    20th Jul 2013, 09:23 PM Go to last post
  2. Repurposing Carpenters Table - Advice needed

    Started by svselva, 8th Jul 2013 12:56 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    18th Jul 2013, 11:14 PM Go to last post
  3. STRIPPING Window furniture

    Started by DaveTTC, 17th Jul 2013 10:42 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    17th Jul 2013, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  4. Restorer (sp) needed

    Started by SAISAY, 8th Jul 2013 08:10 AM
    absolutely, apron, broken, button, carved, cleaned, depicts, fixed, hand, leg, lighter, love, needed, north, pocket, polished, qld, reliable, restorer, round, screwed, stain, stools, table, tia, timber, underneath, vigorously, wooden, worn
    • Replies: 0
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    8th Jul 2013, 08:10 AM Go to last post
  5. Help to a newbie: a art deco (?) vanity

    Started by MMG, 25th Jun 2013 06:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    25th Jun 2013, 06:37 PM Go to last post
  6. Restoring a parquet floor

    Started by Normanj, 25th Jun 2013 12:06 PM
    5x10m, alternating, belt-type, choice, couple, decent, edges, efficient, finish, floor, floors, grain, hand, hire, job, moderately, obvious, orbital, parquet, proved, question, real, remove, restore, restoring, round, sander, task, tiles, time-consuming
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,591
    25th Jun 2013, 06:25 PM Go to last post
  7. Restoration of inlaid boxes

    Started by Bessie, 24th Jun 2013 09:34 PM
    antique, boxes, inlaid, inlay, post, restoration, share, spot, wisdom
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 728
    24th Jun 2013, 09:34 PM Go to last post
  8. Lightbulb Old Work Bench Restoration

    Started by sogni, 5th May 2013 04:31 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    18th Jun 2013, 08:03 AM Go to last post
  9. Identification Required

    Started by stevew, 1st Jun 2013 04:58 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,214
    2nd Jun 2013, 11:51 AM Go to last post
  10. Let's turn this into a chair

    Started by Thumbthumper, 15th May 2013 02:24 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 4,000
    25th May 2013, 09:57 PM Go to last post
  11. Oil for restored oregon french doors?

    Started by Premer Stripper, 21st May 2013 05:09 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    23rd May 2013, 07:39 PM Go to last post
  12. Mango Outdoor Setting needs some TLC

    Started by Titch555, 20th May 2013 10:50 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    21st May 2013, 09:44 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,204
    19th May 2013, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  13. removing bitumen

    Started by gtseraf, 14th May 2013 06:30 PM
    affordable, bitumen, coated, easy, plywood, remove, removing, safe
    • Replies: 4
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    18th May 2013, 03:17 PM Go to last post
  14. how to restore this silky oak wardrobe? SOS!

    Started by pup76, 31st Jan 2013 12:49 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    17th May 2013, 01:17 AM Go to last post
  15. 18th century Japanese 'kuruma tansu" wheeled chest restoration

    Started by fudo133, 24th Nov 2012 10:56 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 22
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    17th May 2013, 01:14 AM Go to last post
  16. Wood filler

    Started by Rodney James, 12th May 2013 10:46 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    17th May 2013, 12:33 AM Go to last post
  17. What's the best way to take Merbau back to raw state?

    Started by MacPhang, 16th May 2013 05:49 PM
    approach, bearing, boxes, condition, deck, firstly, headed, hold, idea, len, merbau, mind, nails, oil, oiling, planter, poor, prepare, question, raw, round, rows, seating, stained, state, suggest, timber, timbers, twofold, wood
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,296
    16th May 2013, 05:54 PM Go to last post
  18. Arch Head Sash Windows

    Started by CabMak, 13th May 2013 04:56 PM
    appreciated, approach, arch, create, created, creating, double, experience, greatly, head, hung, ideas, lite, sash, scratch, single, sources, steve, successfully, techniques, unsure, windows, wondering
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 791
    13th May 2013, 04:56 PM Go to last post
  19. My Kitchen Dresser

    Started by OldGrain, 20th Apr 2013 12:32 PM
    ago, back.the, bought, bucks, coat, coated, collect, dresser, gordon, grain, hardware, houses, intention, kitchen, kitchenalia, linished, lot, oil, photo, picture, raw, remain, sand.i, sanded, sellers, steel, ten, texture, timber, time
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,409
    21st Apr 2013, 06:55 PM Go to last post
  20. Tool Chest restoration hardware

    Started by EarleY, 15th Apr 2013 12:17 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    15th Apr 2013, 07:32 PM Go to last post
  21. 1916 Singer Treadle Sewing Machine Cabinet Restore

    Started by mach70, 9th Apr 2013 12:44 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,341
    11th Apr 2013, 11:08 PM Go to last post
  22. red cedar hall table - WIP

    Started by ARealBoy, 10th Mar 2013 08:20 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,872
    20th Mar 2013, 06:21 AM Go to last post
  23. Removing Stain for timber

    Started by michaelw7291, 16th Mar 2013 08:12 PM
    baking, brother, bucket, day, envy, guy, hand, home, incorrect, legs, mix, night, query, remove, removing, sand, soak, soda, solution, stain, stained, task, timber, told
    • Replies: 4
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    17th Mar 2013, 09:48 PM Go to last post
  24. In desperate need of some opinions ASAP

    Started by fudo133, 10th Mar 2013 06:11 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,437
    15th Mar 2013, 06:29 PM Go to last post
  25. Identification / valuation ?

    Started by arose62, 28th Feb 2013 07:32 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,466
    7th Mar 2013, 08:45 AM Go to last post
  26. Question Sandblasting to strip old finish

    Started by artme, 28th Feb 2013 08:28 PM
    acquired, couple, days, entertainment, extra, finish, job, pine, quickest, quickie, sandblasting, space, storage, strip, units, wondering
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 973
    6th Mar 2013, 08:58 AM Go to last post
  27. Help Please With Old Sideboard

    Started by hitch, 28th Feb 2013 04:47 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,794
    4th Mar 2013, 12:15 PM Go to last post
  28. Repro china cabinet repair job!

    Started by bonita, 23rd Feb 2013 04:44 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 906
    23rd Feb 2013, 04:44 PM Go to last post

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