Gel stain allows you to make any painted surface (wood, laminate, metal) look like dark stained wood as long as you know the right process. I love to restore furniture and give it a new life. These end tables had water damage and a horrible orange stain
Wipe on mineral spirits. Clean with ivory dish soap. Use gel stain. No need to strip the wood. ~ Learn how to refinish furniture faster and easier by avoiding stripping. A seasoned pro tells you how to clean, repair and restore old wood furniture.
It's time for a quick furniture hardware renovating / cleaning tip: clean your old metal furniture hardware with simple (cheap and non-toxic) white vinegar and steel wool. Gently rub the vinegar into the hardware's surface with the steel wool, and .