What’s the quickest and easiest way to keep furniture looking great? Usually all it takes is an application of furniture polish, or paste wax. On this page I’ll … [Read more...] about Furniture Polish
Re-gluing a loose and wobbly chair can be done two ways. Either disassemble it and re-glue complete, or work glue into the joints without taking it apart. Which method is … [Read more...] about 2 Ways To Glue Loose Chairs
Here is some basic information you may find helpful regarding furniture repair. What is Furniture Repair? The phrase furniture repair is loosely used to cover anything … [Read more...] about Furniture Repair Basics
Do you have a wood repair project that involves filling holes or cracks? On this page I'll explain how I mix and apply a wood filler using sawdust and glue when repairing … [Read more...] about Sawdust and Glue = Wood Filler?
Whether it’s a cane seat or larger cane panel like the one seen above, learning how to replace cane webbing can be a rewarding do it yourself project. On this page you'll … [Read more...] about 7 Steps to Replace Cane Webbing
When repairing deep scratches in furniture there is first the decision of which material to use. Wax filler sticks and putty are the most common because anybody can use them. … [Read more...] about Repairing Furniture Scratches with a Burn in Knife
Mixing shellac to use as a wood finish is as simple as mixing shellac flakes with denatured alcohol. But how much of each, and what is a 3 lb cut? On this page you'll find … [Read more...] about How To Mix Shellac
Here's some basic information on Michael Thonet's classic bentwood furniture, and the most common repairs I've done on this style of furniture. Michael Thonet (1796 - 1871) … [Read more...] about Thonet’s Bentwood Furniture, and Repairs