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
Author Archives: Andrew Wax
“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
This is an good example of how we replace the color layer of a piece of leather when the clear coat is missing.
Another cocktail table (soft pine, very chewy) and a dog decide to get together. This one required clearing out all of the debris, filling with epoxy putty, lots of sanding, staining, graining, and lacquer. As you can see, the Wood and Leather Doctor takes care of many pet damaged chairs, tables, entertainment centers, and anything
Pet damage is so common when we love our animals. This poor table was in the wrong place at the wrong time. The corner was completely chewed off. My challenge was to rebuild the corner and reproduce the rather deep grain texture along with the color and sheen. I have to say this was one