I'm clueless when it comes to woodworking, so I'd appreciate some basic
I have an old oak table with leaves -- it was my grandmother's 80 years
ago -- that I refinished with polyurethane about 20 years ago. For the
last 3-5 years the poly has been losing its grip, and now it's getting
so it flakes off pretty easily. Time to do something about it.
What's the best way to do this? Should I just sand off the top of the
table, re-stain, and refinish with a water-based poly?
The finish on the rest of the table seems OK, it's just the top that's
flaking. It may be due to sun exposure because the leaves that don't
get used much are in great shape. But I'd refinish them too, to match
Thanks for any advice,
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