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Kids Say the Nicest Things!

What I love most about my job is seeing the smiles on the faces of customers when they see their furniture after it has been refinished or repaired. When I hear “Wow…Thank You…Better than before” I want to take their smile and plaster it on my face. I love what I do – love being

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Furniture Maintenance

Published on November 5, 2012, by in Education.

Tip of the day: Use an oil polish (like lemon oil or orange oil) to polish and dust your furniture. Avoid waxes, aerosol sprays and cleaners because over time, they can present problems. Waxes and aerosol sprays can cause build-up on your finish and it will eventually need to be removed. Most cleaners contain solvents

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Doggone it! Fido ate my table!

Published on November 2, 2012, by in Furniture Repair.

I was taking a walk the other morning when a cute little puppy started nibbling at my toes. I didn’t mind; in fact it kind of tickled and made me smile. I don’t really know much about dogs and don’t know one breed from another, but I do like them just the same. It got

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Gasp! If you refinish my furniture, it will lose its value…..or will it?

Many people watch The Antiques Roadshow and hear about an 1890′s hutch worth thousands of dollars because the finish is original and think their furniture should NEVER be refinished. Or a piece is now worth $200 instead of $20,000 because it’s been refinished. That is not always the case. Unless the piece is very rare, of

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The difference between hardwood and softwood

Published on October 23, 2012, by in Education, Wood.

A few years back I read an article in the local newspaper about new trends in wood flooring. The Home & Garden editor wrote something like hardwood is just that – it’s hard! I quickly sent off an email, explaining that while I enjoyed her article, she was inaccurate when she said hardwoods are hard, when in

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