Restoring Antiques

Restoring Antiques

A butcher block maple table top required some special treatment to correct a convex downwarp that had developed near the center and ran lengthwise almost to the ends. Close inspection showed that the depression was 1/2” to 3/4” deep. The underside of the table top was bare wood that had received no finish at all. On top, the finish was clear, low luster and water resistant, probably consisting of an acrylic base. Continue reading “Restoring Antiques”