I've really learned a lot about wood finishes lately, in particular in
restoring them. I thank all for comments. Sometimes I don't show the
proper respect of following up until an issue is resolved, but I'll ask
for your forgiveness in that I've never been in a usenet forum with this
much traffic, and my newsreading is sporadic due to having work (Yay!).
I have a new client who can afford my labor and whatever we need at
lowe's which is nearby.
They have a few different brands, but the one that looked deepest in
terms of selection is Olympic?
q1) Does anyone have any experience (good, bad, indifferent) with this
So I'm gonna need to clean up the finish that is brittle and wood that
is slightly rotting, I was thinking of just starting with pine sol and
a bucket of warm warming and scrubbing it with a plastic-bristled brush.
Then another scrubbing with tsp and bleach. The bottom course is fairly
dark. I wish there were a way to do a dutchman without it being evident
in the finishes....
anyways, bla bla bla
What I really want to solicit is how others might finish it off. One
has many possibilities here. Color will match existing, so that's not
The one that I was thinking would work best is to give the wood a
regular old stain and then use a sealer.
Is there anything wrong with that plan?