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On 19 Oct 2016 at 5:57pm Gardener wrote:
I bought a 2nd hand small lamp table. I think it's pine but has been stained a dark oak shade. Is there anyway of restoring it to pine?
Thanks!
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On 19 Oct 2016 at 6:32pm Mark wrote:
Hmm... That's a real head-scratcher. The thing is that woodstain is normally applied to bare wood and the very thin stain sinks into the naked pine to quite a depth. You might need to sand about 3mm off the entire lamp.
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On 19 Oct 2016 at 6:45pm Tim wrote:
Try sanding a small area first - you have nothing to lose. Some stains don't penetrate as far you might think. If sanding doesn't work, you could paint it with Chalk Paint, Eggshell etc
 
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On 19 Oct 2016 at 7:48pm Gardener wrote:
Thanks chaps. Will sand a bit on the underside and see!


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