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    • PeteW
    • By PeteW 13th Jan 19, 7:53 PM
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    Restoring a faded/scratched walnut table
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    • 13th Jan 19, 7:53 PM
    Restoring a faded/scratched walnut table 13th Jan 19 at 7:53 PM
    Hi,

    I've got a solid walnut coffee table that the kids have scratched to pieces and has faded in the sun. I'd like to get it back to restore this as best I can.

    You can see a photo of its current state here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/9TaiNsuWyrvGWXNTA

    And for reference here is a photo of the matching dining table that looks in original condition because it's always had a tablecloth on:
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/mkoswbhom8gujju/4DiningArea.jpg?dl=0

    I've got an orbital sander a selection of sandpapers, but wondering what's the best grits to use and moreso what kind of finish to use to get it back to the original finish - oils, waxes, stains, varnishes..?

    Cheers

    Pete
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