Old furniture, whether a treasured heirloom or consignment shop find, is often better made than anything that can be bought today. So, why let damaged finishes detract from a beautiful piece when you can repair or refinish it in a way that preserves the piece and makes it look as good as new? Author Jeff Jewitt, a professional refinisher with more than 30 years of experience, shares his tricks, shortcuts and tools of the trade in Refinishing Furniture Made Simple, an easy-to-follow book/DVD set that is sure to fly off the shelves.
Weekend refinishers as well as professional woodworkers will benefit from insider tips on how to:
- Evaluate the condition of a piece to decide the best strategy for rejuvenating it.
- Repair and revive finishes to enhance their beauty (while preserving their patina).
- Match an old finish for a seamless look.
- And more!