Back stories can make restorations well worth the time
Some pieces slated for restoration have a story. Listen to your customer.
The Great Brewster Chair and how it was recreated
Arguably, the highest art of furniture restoration is recreating age. The ethics of doing so can be debated, but it’s still very difficult. So I love this story.
Spraying no-wipe stains can provide richer results
The most common method of staining is to apply a wet coat and wipe off all or most of the excess before the stain dries. Any application tool can be used to apply the stain – rag, brush or spray gun, or you can dip, then wipe.