What's the best way to restore it to at least enough of its former glory that a potential purchaser won't take one look and run away? I was thinking of rubbing down with either wire wool, stainless steel pan scourer mesh or sand paper and slapping summat on it. What's the best thing to rub down with and what's the best thing to slap on it? Or more pertinently what's the cheapest stuff to slap on it that'll do a reasonable job and make it all the same colour again? Something that would soak in and give it a bit of life back would be better than a hard varnishy type liquid that would just seal the outside and leave it bone dry deeper in.
Maybe it even needs something like linseed oil to soak in first and plump out its poor little fibres but then would any sort of varnish go over the top of that ?
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