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My first attempt at restoring.

07-01-2008 05:25 AM by irishhandyman | 5 comments »

After spilling coffee on this I desided it was time to attempt to refinish this piece of furniture.It was brought to this house in a covered wagon around 1920. It’s a shame it can’t talk because it has seen a lot of history.Now I cant take credit for all the stains that has befallen it. I have to admit I had my fair shareof mishaps, but not all. I’ll leave that for other family members. I could tell from what little of the grain that was able to be seen, that it was oak. The drawers weredue for a rework. The bottom was falling out of one and the other drawer was flimsy. The LOMLuses it in the kitchen for cookbook and utensil overflow. I think grandma would approv...

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