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Learn how to restore rather than refinish an antique table with a scratched and lifeless finish

A drop-leaf table at a consignment shop offered possibilities despite a finish that was scuffed, scratched, and dull. We purchased the table and brought it to the workshop as a candidate for a restoration project. It was an old piece that was probably hand-made in the late 1800s, as evidenced by the handmade dovetailed joints on the drawer. Additionally, it was solid wood.

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