Yearly Archives: 2003

Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Window Deconstruction

Time to get started on restoring the old windows.  There are a lot of advantages to restoring your old wooden windows rather than having them replaced with new vinyl windows.  The main reason is, your wooden windows were made for … Continue reading

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Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Clear Coating The Floor, Coat 2

After the first coat of clear coat had dried for 24 hours, we lightly sanded it with a hand sander using 120 grit sandpaper.  The main objective here is to just scuff the surface up and knock down any small … Continue reading

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Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Clear Coating The Floor

Clear coating was done in the same method as the staining.  The key is always keeping a “wet” edge. Detail of the clear coating process.

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Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Staining The Floor Completed

Once the first coat of stain was dry, a second coat was added.  The old fir floors soaked up the stain really well, so it only took two coats of stain to achieve the depth we were looking for.  After … Continue reading

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Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Staining The Floor

After all of the floor edges were sanded, we used a shop vac to get as much of the sanding dust as possible off of the floor.  Then, we used tack rags to get any remaining dust.  Once this was … Continue reading

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