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Q&A With Bruce Johnson

Restore & Repair

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expand Repairing white rings or water stains
expand Repairing a surface scratch
expand Recognizing authenticity of antique furniture
expand Repairing raised grain
expand Revitalizing older furniture without refinishing
expand Refinishing a veneer table

Wood Preparation

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expand Proper treatment of unfinished pine
expand Color matching on wood filler
expand Filling gaps in miter joints
expand Removing white paint

Staining

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expand Achieving an even stain color on maple
expand Matching new stained wood to an existing piece
expand Choosing between gel stain and liquid stain
expand Removing stain from skin
expand Stain seeping out of the wood
expand Glue vs. stain on kit furniture

Topcoating

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expand Avoiding bubbles in top coats
expand Protecting interior window trim from weather conditions
expand Recommended finishes for cherry wood
expand Water-based vs. oil-based polyurethane
expand Wipe-on vs. brush-on polyurethane
expand Recommended finishes for purple heart
expand Coating a heavily used table top
expand Avoiding and removing fish eyes in the finish

Floors

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 Refinishing a parquet floor
 Creating stenciled patterns
 Restoring a wood floor covered with linoleum
 Recoating a cork floor
 Sanding a wood floor for refinishing