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Furniture Rehab and Repair

How To Refinish An Antique (page 1 of 2)

Antique furniture that has seen a lot of use and abuse can be restored to its former glory.

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Materials

  • trisodium phosphate (TSP)
  • wood stain
  • wood
  • finish nails
  • respirator
  • stripping liquid

Tools

  • rubber gloves
  • paintbrush
  • 150-grit sandpaper
  • tack cloth
  • putty knife
  • hammer
  • pneumatic nailer
  • screwdriver
  • table saw
  • rags
  • safety glasses
  • latex gloves
  • stripping pad
  • stain-blending pencil

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