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How To Repair An Old Trunk

Old steamer trunks, prized by many antiques enthusiasts, can be repaired and restored for use as coffee tables or storage benches.

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Materials

  • leather handle
  • lid stay
  • oil-based leather stain
  • mineral spirits
  • paste wax

Tools

  • tape measure
  • nail punch
  • hammer
  • pliers
  • soft cloth

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