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Thread: Decided against refinishing Oak 052 Chest

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    Decided against refinishing Oak 052 Chest

    Surgery to remove broken off screw(3), deep Finish restorer cleaning, 4 new bottom corners, 4 rubber feet, removed old green felt and replaced with Gerstner Brown to finish off my first box. Have about $600 total in it.

    Granted, I would have liked to have the time to refinish, but I have the stain if I decide to do it in the future. Not the best result, but I love the way the brown felt looks.

    Real pain to drill out broken screws, but the advice I received from Terry in a previous post on removing broken screws helped a good deal. The 1/8" dowel material I got at the hardware store worked perfect to fill the holes.

    Shes already 90% full!


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    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Melbourne, FL, and Broad Brook, CT
    It turned out great! Looks very elegant for an old tool chest... You should be proud to own it.

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    Aug 2016
    Central USA
    What a beautiful chest. The new felt looks great.
    Hoosier Pocket Watch Collector
    Collector/Lover/User of Gerstner Cabs to Store Watches and Parts

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