Advice 1: How to restore the polishing of the furniture

The polished surface of furnituremade of natural wood, looks very nice and allows me to emphasize the wood structure. Intricate wooden inlays adorning the tabletop, a shelf or Cabinet doors, you can see only under a polished lacquer finish. But this cover has one serious drawback – even a small scratch on it becomes very noticeable. If the damage is minor, it will restore the polishing of furniture you can own.
How to restore the polishing of the furniture
You will need
  • - rubber gloves;
  • - a soft cloth;
  • - linen napkins;
  • - gasoline;
  • - means for polishing of furniture;
  • - toothpaste;
  • - white spirit;
  • - denatured alcohol;
  • - alcohol;
  • - turpentine;
  • wax;
  • - potash;
  • - linseed oil.
In the case when, in order to recover the polishing furniture is not required to completely remove the old finish and apply a new, try to fix surface defects on your own. In the first stage, well, clean the surface with a soft cloth soaked in gasoline. Be sure to use rubber gloves. Wipe the surface several times, each time change the cloth for a new one. Log out and leave the furniture to dry in a well ventilated area.
To refresh the polishing and to remove formed on the surface of small "hairline" cracks can be diluted turpentine, wax, and potash. In a small amount of hot water, dissolve the potash and 10 parts of the wax, bring the mixture to boil until it forms on the surface of soap foam. Then remove the mixture from the heat and cool it, add 20 parts of turpentine, stir and use as polishes. If necessary, you can add aniline dye to the color of the furniture.
Carefully inspect the defects. To remove small scratches, use high-quality means furniture Polish based on beeswax and turpentine. They can also be eliminated and ordinary toothpaste. Apply it first for 10-15 minutes on a polished surface then a soft linen cloth, wipe the damaged area to remove traces of toothpaste.
The restorers to restore the polishing using a mixture consisting of equal parts of white spirit, methylated spirit and linseed oil. Stir it well before use, then apply on a cloth and circular motions massage into the surface.
Large surface polishing can be masked, the Bay is the same compound that was used as a coating. This is usually varnish, polyurethane varnish or one of its varieties - shellac. To determine the composition, which deposited on the surface of furniture, drop in an inconspicuous area with rubbing alcohol. If it is shellac, it will absorb the alcohol, if the paint is formed on the surface of the bubble, polyurethane, and varnish are not sensitive to the effects of alcohol. Apply the desired composition and when it has hardened, Polish the piece.

Advice 2 : How to remove a scratch on a wooden door

It often happens that the careless handling of a wooden door, you notice a small scratch or a chip. Do not worry, in fact there are many modern tools that will help you cope with defects on the wooden door alone.
How to remove a scratch on a wooden door
You will need
  • - putty or grout,
  • retouching pencil or marker
  • - furniture wax
  • - a fine-grained emery paper,
  • - rubber spatula
  • Lac.
In house conditions it is possible to remedy the defect in the form of scratches or chipping on the painted wooden door. First of all, thoroughly clean the site of injury and partially remove the coating in the scratches. Then make actions to repair the tree using a special grout or putty. Before applying the protective layer should abrade the surface. It remains only to put the color toning for wood material (to even the color of the reconstructed surface with the basic color of the door) and a protective coating of varnish.
Today there are many tools that are able to disguise small scratches and restore the original appearance of the door. It is possible to do with a retouch pencil or marker, permanent colored enamel and quick-drying nitrocellulose lacquer in spray form. Deeper scratches on wood doors can be easily removed with the help of a furniture repair wax. Fortunately there is a large selection of hard and soft waxes, with a variety of colors and wonderful penetrating deep scratches.
Slightly moisten the scratches on the door with cloth or sponge and treat the damage fine-grained sandpaper. Apply the polishing wax on the cleaned surface. For this, you only need to warm up a bit and push in a scratch or a chip, remove the excess with a rubber spatula (so as not to damage the door even more). The application of wax with a soft cloth, RUB until the appearance of the characteristic Shine. If required, coat the door with varnish (if the door is varnished).
It should be noted that time that the restored site is quite difficult to varnish so that not visible the boundary between the new and the old coating. It is recommended to use butreally varnishes or cover the whole door with varnish. Nitrocellulose lacquer spray in particular forms a kind of halo and is resistant to atmospheric influences.
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