Author Archives: Andrew Wax
This top, made mostly of pressed cardboard and paper thin veneer, was given new life by some patience, artistry, and a lot of wood fill.
The owner’s hair oils over many years wore away the finish on this maple headboard. Most refinishers would insist on stripping and sanding the entire thing before refinishing it. But the customer didn’t want to go through that effort and expense. With some powdered stain, tinted lacquer, and a french polish technique, this headboard came
“Andy, thanks for coming out and taking care of our leather sofas. The fix looks much better than I ever expected. You’re a real professional at what you do. Thanks, David and Ann C., Marlton, NJ.”
A chronically leaky roof has made this desktop look like nothing short of a complete refinishing would bring it back to a nice appearance. My techniques (and tons of elbow grease) brought the