I am looking to refinish my dining room table and chairs. The table is
golden oak and the chairs are beechwood treated with a danish tung
I want to pickle the entire set in white and place cermatic tile
around the base of the table top.
My question is that the table is the standard oak veneer, but the
chairs being treated with the tung oil, how do I go about striping
I figured if anyone would know how to do this , it would be this NG.
URL for pictures of set
Do you mean that you intend to treat the chairs with tung oil or that they
have been treated with tung oil?
If they ~have~ been treated ith tung oil, do you mean that you finished them
with tung oil starting with bare wood or that you wiped tung oil on the
The place to get answers is where you ought to purhase your stripping
Kwick Kleen: <http://www.kwickkleen.com
These companies have staff who can advise you the best way to remove various
finishes. Request stripping products which will not darken the wood (most
stuff you buy locally will darken the wood, especially oak whch has tannin in
The ultimate best thing to do is to let a stripping firm remove the finish
for you. They do it safely and they know how to dispose of the sludge (do
you?). Then, all you have to do is solvent wash the surfaces, sand and
prepare everything for your new finish.
Regarding the new finish, Jeff Jewitt's book "Great Wood Finishes - A
Step-by-step Guide to Beautiful Results" is available at:
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