The refinishing of my late grandma "Punkin's" sofa has been a bear to say the least.
As I have mentioned before it is almost 70 years old and I'm almost certain the original finish was still on it. Kind of an orange-ish hue, not my fave.
I got all the varnish stripped and the wood cleaned. If I could have had the piece more at eye level my back would have appreciated it.
I am not the spring chicken I used to be! I love the burlap and horse hair as well as the cotton batting.
I stained it with Minwax Ebony.
Here she is today with her wax on!
I will be making my decision on the fabric this week. Something creamy in linen. I know Punkin would be pleased.
The next trick for me is to figure out how to clean the splatters on the garage floor before the MR gets home from his business trip! Any suggestions?
Working on an entire LR reno, can't wait for it to be finished so I can show you!
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