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Old 09-11-2006, 12:02 AM   #29
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I'm amazed with Restore-A-Finish

I tried Howard Restore-A-Finish based on advice from an antique furniture dealer. Didn't even know this had come up on the forums. I needed to do something but didn't want to deal with Formby's or something more invasive. I used Howard's in golden oak for the oak interior of my 1960 TW. There was finish damage from water spotting on the wood near the bath vanity. I was amazed. Here is the before and after.

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I did the whole trailer last Sunday and today the wood had lightened up a bit but the water damage is still gone. Never used steel wool, just a soft cloth. The odors from the product were minimal compared to other refinishers I've used. Today I followed up with Howard Feed-N-Wax. Now all the wood just glows, I'm totally pleased with this quick fix.
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Old 09-17-2006, 06:46 PM   #30
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Name that wood....

This is a picture from my 56 caravanner. I think it's birth but it could be maple, either way it's got a nice honey finish.

What were the cabinets made out of in the 50s?

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I tried Howard Restore-A-Finish based on advice from an antique furniture dealer. Didn't even know this had come up on the forums. I needed to do something but didn't want to deal with Formby's or something more invasive. I used Howard's in golden oak for the oak interior of my 1960 TW. There was finish damage from water spotting on the wood near the bath vanity. I was amazed. Here is the before and after.
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I did the whole trailer last Sunday and today the wood had lightened up a bit but the water damage is still gone. Never used steel wool, just a soft cloth. The odors from the product were minimal compared to other refinishers I've used. Today I followed up with Howard Feed-N-Wax. Now all the wood just glows, I'm totally pleased with this quick fix.
Looks really nice!
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