A technique for replacing and restoring missing or damaged edges and corners on furniture and cabinets.
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by Ron Hazelton on November 19, 2013 in News
by Ron Hazelton on November 06, 2013 in News
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The denatured alcohol melted the old shellac. You can use a dull scraper and more alcohol to remove the shellac entirely. Then polyurethane. This video is misleading if you're working on furniture varnished with shellac which most of it is. The denatured alcohol will always melt it and you can't just wipe briefly and apply stain.
Great job !!! Now I feel inspire to do wood restoration :)
I used this technique on a mid century piece and it did not work as advertised. For some reason when I wiped on the mineral spirits then wiped off the mineral spirits with the denaturalised alcohol it left a terrible smear. Can anyone tell me why this happened? I am probably going to end up sanding down the entire dining set now. I think they should have explained at the beginning that it does not work with everything.