To remove those last bits of finish, palm sand with medium sandpaper (150 grit) until you see the bare wood. Then switch to fine sandpaper (200+ grit) until the entire piece is uniform. Wipe down the whole surface with a tack cloth to remove any dust from sanding.
Sand the entire piece of furniture with each grade of sandpaper before moving on to the next grade. Between sandings, brush off or vacuum up all sanding debris, and then wipe the wood clean with a tack cloth. Dust or grit caught under the paper can scratch the wood.
Sanding wood can get boring, but you can finish this tedious chore in as much as half the timeâ€”and with better resultsâ€”if you know a few tricks.
Here are tips on how to remove the finish, use chemicals, prepare the wood,. When refinishing furniture, you must do the most unpleasant part of the job first.
How To Sand Wood Furniture
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