It's hard to pinpoint the exact charm of old wooden furniture. Whether it's the attention to detail, master craftsmanship or simply the stories the pieces could tell, the truth is that they have an irreplaceable beauty. Unfortunately, time takes a toll on these once splendid classics. With a few simple improvements your wood can stand strong again, ready to tell the stories of what they experience today.
Many of the doorjambs, molding, stair rails and mantels that were built long ago have become run down or been painted over. To restore these beautiful accents in your home, and to reveal the rich color of the wood grain, follow these steps.