Stripping Methods for Wooden Furniture and Antiques

Depending on the finish you want to achieve and the original coating of the item,  Refurbishment or Full Restoration? Refurbishment is the process of removing the original coating, whether lacquer, beeswax, oil, or shellac, and re-applying a new finishing coat to give your furniture luminosity. By comparison, a full restoration is to remove coatings and […]

Teak Produces Natural Oils

This elegant old china cabinet (circa 1920) made of solid teak was in a bit of disarray with broken glass and the woodwork in poor condition. Earthwood took it apart, completely stripped it, had the leadwork repaired and glass replaced, before restoring the cabinet back to its original condition. Solid teak in this type of […]