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Kelzie wrote at 2012-11-25 18:23:58
That answer WAS really helpful.  My mother just gave me a dresser that has the same name burned inside the drawers, and I thought it was just a reproduction.  Condition is slightly damaged in quite a fewplaces because of chips in paint.  Someone painted it.  I was looking over it and wondering if I could somehow restore it.  Once something like this is painted, how damaging would it be to sand it and what would be the best way to sand it?  

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Regarding American antique, vintage, and collectible furniture I can help with wood identification, styles, age, periods, historical coatings, materials, techniques, repair, restoration, refinishing. Please read instructions for posting.


I have been in the antiques furniture and restoration business and in the sales of American antique furniture for 40+ years and have continued my education in the trade attending workshops and seminars through several organizations.

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BA Florida State University BA University of West Florida 1971

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