Kitchen Refurb

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Re: Kitchen Refurb

Post by plaques » 25 Apr 2020, 11:22

No accounting for taste. When we moved into our house over 30 years ago someone had painted the banister and newel posts whitish. Spent hours striping it off to find some very expensive spanish mahogany underneath. Just sliding your hand over it was worth all the effort.

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Re: Kitchen Refurb

Post by Stanley » 26 Apr 2020, 02:30

Unfortunately I know mine are El Cheapo soft wood underneath. I capped the road safety barriers we used as railings at Ellenroad round the engine with genuine mahogany bannister rail. All they needed was beeswax and 000 steel wool.
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Re: Kitchen Refurb

Post by Big Kev » 26 Apr 2020, 08:56

Stanley wrote:
26 Apr 2020, 02:30
Unfortunately I know mine are El Cheapo soft wood underneath. I capped the road safety barriers we used as railings at Ellenroad round the engine with genuine mahogany bannister rail. All they needed was beeswax and 000 steel wool.
Mine is only softwood, it cleaned up OK :-)
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