Rustic end tables – Antique mahogany is adding rich texture and dark style to any room. Regular wear and tear breaks the finish, causing cracks and chips on the surface. On a side table, you can also mark the original spot away from the legs and the upper peeling from years of regular use. Any damage to the patch changes the appearance of the piece, making the table look faded rather elegant. Refinishing an antique mahogany side table restores the natural look of the table.
Cover your workspace with newspaper and any windows open in the room for more ventilation. While wearing rubber gloves, safety goggles and a dust mask, Apply an even coat of paint stripper to the top of the rustic end tables. Wipe the dirt off the old rustic end tables with rags and a paint scraper. Let the stripper is as long as the manufacturer recommended rub. Apply more paint stripper by dipping the steel wool in it and rub the steel wool on the table in small circles. Check the table, looking for signs of the old stain.
Fill any holes, scratches or chips on the rustic end tables with wood putty. Pressure on the sealant in the damaged area, thereby seating a small amount over the top of the timber. Paint mahogany stain on the table and wipe off the excess stain with a rag after 10 seconds. Moving around the table, rubbing more stain on the surfaces and wipe excess stain.