Refinishing Advice

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The Workshop:

Setting Up an Inexpensive Home Workshop

Tools Used in Refinishing

Sports Socks as Rags for Stripping Furniture 

How to Refinish:

Choosing Decor to Refinish

Refinishing Steps from Start to Finish

CLR: What is it and how is it used?

Why Bother Sanding?


Introduction to Primers: which type is best?

Introduction to Painting

Paintbrushes: what I use and how I clean them

Painting the Flats: the place to start

Painting Hardware

Using Red Paint

Why I Don’t Use Chalk Paint

The Protective Finish:

Water-Based Varathane: applying it as the final coat

Other Techniques:

Using Fabric on the Backboards


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