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  1. bleach blotchy, gumwood?

    General Woodworking Discussion
    I'm an amateur refinisher. This bed frame is gum wood and was my parents'. It's stripped, but it's very, very blotchy. Would bleaching it be the way to go? If so, any special tips or techniques to keep in mind. I've done a little refinishing, but never used wood bleach. After bleaching, I...
  2. Problem with blotchy redwood

    Wood Finishing
    Hi all- I've gotten tips on this great forum but this is my first post. I hope someone can help. Here is my project, and its challenge: 33 years ago, when I built my house, I installed T&G redwood as paneling in the dining room. I decided to just let the beautiful old-growth heartwood age...
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