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Protecting wooden table

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SnoopyLovesYou Sat 22-Jun-13 20:45:05

I have a lovely wooden table but with kids use- varnish coming off. What do I need to do? Paint on a layer of some kind of varnish? Any suggestions? Thanks! :-)

BoffinMum Sat 22-Jun-13 20:51:25

Depends how bad the damage is. It's likely you'll need to sand it back a bit first with very gentle sandpaper.

SnoopyLovesYou Sat 22-Jun-13 21:08:22

Thanks Boffinmum. Why is the sanding necessary #Im not a boffinhousekeeper

BoffinMum Sat 22-Jun-13 21:36:35

Otherwise I think you might risk just creating dips where the scratches are. You need a level surface. Take proper advice though!

SnoopyLovesYou Sat 22-Jun-13 23:25:17

Well it actually is a level surface. No scratches. Just a paler colour where varnish rubbed away showing wood.

Anybody know which varnish I should buy or any tips? #totally clueless

BoffinMum Sun 23-Jun-13 08:08:03

Actually there is a product made by Hagesan which might improve things without you having to varnish. I'll have a look.

BoffinMum Sun 23-Jun-13 08:14:15

Hagesan Meubeline light or dark, depending on the colour of your table.

Hagesan products full list

SnoopyLovesYou Mon 24-Jun-13 21:04:07

Oh good. Going to a paint shop soon so will check it out thanks!

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