refinishing

July 26, 2018

Paint Professor Pro Tip: Sanding Block

How to: sanding block improves efficiency 10 fold! Folding a quarter sheet of sandpaper into thirds is an old painters trick But this approach using the […]
July 20, 2018

Irving Gill Restoration in Banker’s Hill, San Diego

Irving Gill designed historic structure in Bankers Hill is restored This property was originally a private residence with a home built in the 1880’s In the […]
May 18, 2018

Refinishing a Cedar Shingled Home

Refinishing Natural Wood Shingle Siding This cedar siding had been re-oiled so many times, it had lost its bright, clean, original look We removed all the […]
September 27, 2015

Is oil based paint still available?

Yes! But…..it is not as easily available as it was in the old days! Are you looking for that old fashioned, hard as a rock, smells […]
August 28, 2015

La Jolla Athenaeum Door Restoration

My childhood library in La Jolla is now the La Jolla Athenaeum Music and Arts Library. Driving by as I often do, I noticed the natural […]
August 14, 2015
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Refinishing exterior wood sills

Whether teak, mahogany, oak or douglas fir, Natural stained or varnished wood sills are very pretty. But if not maintained, they can get pretty raggedy looking […]
June 24, 2015

Refinishing Entry Doors

Entry doors can get damaged by the sun. Proper preparation and refinishing will keep this door beautiful for years Wood doors need to be maintained. If […]
April 28, 2015

Varnished Natural Wood is Beautiful and Durable

Beautiful and smooth oil varnish adds a slight amber tint to wood that will accentuate grain while protecting from food and alcohol. Sanding between coats if […]
May 4, 2014

Teak Deck Refinishing with Festool Sanders and Sikkens Cetol

Teak is one of the most durable woods available for decking or exterior furniture. That is why it is commonly used on the finest yachts and […]
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