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If you are going to re-stain, you will have to remove all the existing finish. Stain needs to be absorbed into the wood. The prior/existing finish will have sealed the surface of the wood.

An option, is to use a gel stain. Gel stain is more like a paint so it sits on top of an existing finish and does not need to be absorbed. However, it does not have good adhesion and is easily damaged when the surface is dinged or bumped.
 

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Hi Howard, I have completely removed all the stain and have sanded with 180. I would like to get it back to the colour in the link but am unsure of what's going to look best. I did pick up some stain to try on a discreet spot. I'm hoping the red from the Mahogany will show through but I'm not sure if the red tones in the jacobean might look too red.
 
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