How To Refinish A Kitchen Table

How To Refinish A Kitchen Table

Strip, Stain and Recoat Your Old Wooden Table Top to Restore the Scarred Oak Veneer to a Beautiful New Finish Refinish an oak veneer table top that is scuffed and faded by years of kitchen use. Detach the table top and relocate to a ventilated workshop to minimize fumes and dust. Remove the old finish, sand and stain, and then coat the surface with several coats of durable water-proof clear coat before reenlisting the table as kitchen furniture. For more information on the Minwax products used in this video, click here.
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How To Refinish A Kitchen Table

Next Up 8 Essential Wood Refinishing Tools and Supplies A refinishing expert provides the lowdown on the basic products you’ll need for your next refinishing project. How to Tell If Wood Furniture Is Worth Refinishing Is that flea market find worth your time and elbow grease? Our expert helps you decide. How to Tell If Metal Furniture and Decor Is Worth Refinishing Should you spruce up those rusty old pieces or simply buy new? Our expert has the answers. Tips for Refinishing Wooden Outdoor Furniture Outdoor wood furniture can be a beautiful addition to any outdoor space, but it requires regular upkeep. Use these tips to care for your wood furniture and keep it looking its best. How to Repair and Refinish Laminate Countertops Learn how to repair scratches, gouges and chips; plus get the lowdown on paints and refinishing kits made to transform old countertops. How to Refinish a Vintage Midcentury Modern Chair Iconic midcentury furniture is known for its high-quality construction, use of beautiful woods and great modern design. Learn what to look for when buying a vintage piece and how to properly refurbish it. How to Clean Wood Furniture Say goodbye to water stains, ink marks and polish buildup on your wood furniture by following these simple cleaning tips and tricks. Outdoor Wooden Structures: Materials for Fences and Decks Learn about the different types of materials that can be used to build a wood fence or deck, plus get tips on basic fence construction. What You Need to Know About Hardwood Floor Refinishing DIYers can save money, but experience and know-how counts when refinishing hardwood floors.
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How To Refinish A Kitchen Table

8 Essential Wood Refinishing Tools and Supplies A refinishing expert provides the lowdown on the basic products you’ll need for your next refinishing project. How to Tell If Wood Furniture Is Worth Refinishing Is that flea market find worth your time and elbow grease? Our expert helps you decide. How to Tell If Metal Furniture and Decor Is Worth Refinishing Should you spruce up those rusty old pieces or simply buy new? Our expert has the answers. Tips for Refinishing Wooden Outdoor Furniture Outdoor wood furniture can be a beautiful addition to any outdoor space, but it requires regular upkeep. Use these tips to care for your wood furniture and keep it looking its best. How to Repair and Refinish Laminate Countertops Learn how to repair scratches, gouges and chips; plus get the lowdown on paints and refinishing kits made to transform old countertops. How to Refinish a Vintage Midcentury Modern Chair Iconic midcentury furniture is known for its high-quality construction, use of beautiful woods and great modern design. Learn what to look for when buying a vintage piece and how to properly refurbish it. How to Clean Wood Furniture Say goodbye to water stains, ink marks and polish buildup on your wood furniture by following these simple cleaning tips and tricks. Outdoor Wooden Structures: Materials for Fences and Decks Learn about the different types of materials that can be used to build a wood fence or deck, plus get tips on basic fence construction. What You Need to Know About Hardwood Floor Refinishing DIYers can save money, but experience and know-how counts when refinishing hardwood floors.
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How To Refinish A Kitchen Table

Refinish Wood Furniture Learn how to refinish wood furniture by yourself. Lowe’s provides tips on how to remove the finish, use chemicals, prepare the wood, staining and finishing.
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How To Refinish A Kitchen Table

Refinish an oak veneer table top that is scuffed and faded by years of kitchen use. Detach the table top and relocate to a ventilated workshop to minimize fumes and dust. Remove the old finish, sand and stain, and then coat the surface with several coats of durable water-proof clear coat before reenlisting the table as kitchen furniture. For more information on the Minwax products used in this video, click here.
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How To Refinish A Kitchen Table

Refinish an oak veneer table top that is scuffed and faded by years of kitchen use. Detach the table top and relocate to a ventilated workshop to minimize fumes and dust. Remove the old finish, sand and stain, and then coat the surface with several coats of durable water-proof clear coat before reenlisting the table as kitchen furniture.
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How To Refinish A Kitchen Table

I’ve mentioned before, we have a little guest studio above our garage that we’ve rented out in the past, but mostly use for guests, especially this time of year. A few months ago I refinished the kitchen cabinets, and last weekend I thought it time to refinish the old Pottery Barn pedestal table that sits in that space. It used to be our breakfast table, and over the course of ten years it has had its share of damage done to it.
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How To Refinish A Kitchen Table

I’ve got to give PB credit, they make a a high quality solid wood table, but over the years it had suffered the typical wear and tear that comes with daily living. Scratches, dents, paint residue, kid crud, you name it, that table had it. After all the damage, I decided the time had come to refinish the surface.
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Thanks for this post and tutorial. I found it through Pinterest. It gave me the information and courage to refinish our antique dining table that has been in my husband’s family for decades. It still has some “character stains” that show through the new finish, (that’s ok, it’s an old table) but overall it looks fantastic!
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I am so inspired! i have a table just like this in my ktichen. I had it before we bought the house, it doesnt match the kitchen and it has some scracthes. i was going to do away with it, but i think i may just refinish it and while i am at make it match the wood in the kitchen!!! Thanks for sharing
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Hi Kate! I know this is an old post, but I’m restaining a beautiful cherry dining table I bought on Craigslist for $75. I thought about painting it, but like you, I love how a dark wood table grounds a room. I also love the look of painted chairs with a wood table. I’m staining our table red mahogany to match another table we have in our living room. Anyway, you always have such informative posts, I knew I’d get some good tips from you when your post came up in my google search. Thanks for the information and helpful tips! Your table looks great!!! Loribeth
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Learn how to refinish wood furniture by yourself. Lowe’s provides tips on how to remove the finish, use chemicals, prepare the wood, staining and finishing.
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So often, when there’s damage to wood, the first inclination is simply to paint it and I confess I do that all the time. For this table, I thought it would be better to take the time to restore the beauty of the cherry wood and I’m so glad I did. With all the light and bright in this studio, I loved the idea of a classic wood pedestal table grounding the space. Besides, let’s face it. Dark wood pedestal table? Totally timeless.
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I think it is so great that you continue to do DIY projects ONE STEP ahead of me! It seems I have the same “to do” list as you! First, your front door transformation, and now this Pottery Barn Table. I have a Pine Pottery Barn table that I bought from the classifieds. The leaves in the table do not match (since one of the leaves was never used) and it has started to turn that “pine orange” color. I am excited to try some of your tips to get a streamlined look. Thanks so much! You wouldn’t happen to have “design and hang collage on wall above steep staircase” as your next to do list item, would you?
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Between the sanding and the waiting and the attention that has to be paid to the tiniest of dust particles, refinishing wood is not for the faint of heart. I told my husband many times that it was “not my kind of DIY.” But you know what? Finishing it was extremely rewarding, and probably in large part because it was such a demanding job. Every day now we get to sit at a table that is ours for reasons so much deeper than that we obtained it. Mama’s hands have been over every inch of that table, and I like to imagine that love sank into the pores of the wood along with the stain. In any case, it sure makes us happy.