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  1. General Woodworking Discussion
    I got a piece of furniture built in the 1880s. I guess laminated board hadn't been around at that time so the bottom of the drawers were made of thin soft wood. Over the years, the board warped and the rails below scratched deep grooves, at places all the way through the bottom. The question...
  2. Wood Finishing
    A friend gave me this top hutch section from a German buffet and took the bottom part to Canada when she moved. Since the piece is now here and there and no longer has antique value, I decided I could strip and refinish it without guilt. The top piece was missing and someone nailed cheap...
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