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Author Topic: Refinishing a table and chairs less.... shiny  (Read 825 times)

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Offline kantuckid

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Re: Refinishing a table and chairs less.... shiny
« Reply #20 on: July 28, 2021, 07:31:09 AM »
VG article on wood finishing. "Cratering" was the word my brain couldn't produce.  FWIW, that doesn't work in an AB shop to ad silicone-unless I missed something?
Another aspect of refinishing a table top is gravity-it works in your favor! as the finish flows more easily but of course everything shows good & bad. 
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Re: Refinishing a table and chairs less.... shiny
« Reply #21 on: September 04, 2021, 11:35:58 PM »
Many (most?) modern finishes on hard use items today are catalyzed lacquer/conversion varnish. Most solvents don't touch the stuff. The only thing I found truly effective in removing it is methylene chloride which can no longer be purchased at the retail level and is tightly controlled.
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