Flexner on Finishing: Refinishing Furniture - Popular Woodworking Magazine

Flexner on Finishing: Refinishing Furniture

 In August 2011 #191, Popular Woodworking Magazine Article Index

Stripper types. There are five categories of strippers. From left to right: high-percentage methylene chloride, low-percentage methylene chloride, strong solvent and no methylene chloride, refinisher (no methylene chloride and no wax), and NMP (n-methyl pyrrolidone).

Repair, strip and refinish to restore old pieces.

By Bob Flexner
Pages: 58-60

From the August 2011 issue #191
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Refinishing is a topic worthy of an entire book. In fact, restoring furniture includes all of woodworking and finishing because all skills may be called into play. In lieu of a book, here are some not-so-random thoughts.

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