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Finishing Gary Weeks furniture

Refinishing a Porch Rocker

We have a mahogany rocking chair on the porch of the showroom.  Last summer, it had been outside for ten years. For maintenance of this rocker, we had done nothing more than wiping it from time to time with a … Continue reading

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Rubbing Out a Polyurethane Varnish Finish

Most of our tabletops are finished with polyurethane varnish.  Polyurethane is the toughest, most flexible, least obtrusive, and most durable clear-coating available.  It is resistant to water, alcohol, household chemicals, scratching, chipping, and wear.  But its application is demanding and … Continue reading

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