Friday, September 16, 2011
More Unfinished Projects More Heywood Wakefield. Status: It's....Coming Along.
As you can see this isn't a pristine example of an m335g coffee table. It also probably won't be a 100 point restoration when I'm done either. Sometimes you just have to do your best and live with the results. At least I won't be messing up an otherwise beautiful table. This was a mess to begin with!
Yep, I got started again on this coffee table over the weekend but got side tracked by running out of
materials. I did hit the hardware store so I'll be back at it soon but I did notice that the Minwax stuff
isn't taking all the original finish off. What? I've never seen anything it wouldn't dissolve! I might
need to actually sand this down. Suck.
The entire table is held together with a number of screws and is easily disassembled. This table
looks to me to have been refinished before and while it was easy to take apart, it might have
originally been glued at the joints as well as screwed.
I spotted some Amber colored Shellac there at the hardware store. I wonder what that might look
like on a Hey/Wake table. Perhaps it would harken to the Champagne finish. I'll probably try a few
different finishes on the bottom of this to see what looks good before deciding. And that is were we
are right now. But since the weekends are cooler now I can get out and work on these little projects
and maybe get some of them done!