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To fix scratches on timber chairs, first try using Waxstixs that match the colour of your furniture. To apply the Waxstixs, rub directly into the ...

You can paint metal chair legs but need to deal with the rust first. Before you begin, please be aware that you'll be generating a lot of sanding d ...

Before painting over a varnished surface, it's essential to dull the sheen level of the gloss with 120-grit sandpaper and then apply a specialty prim ...

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A guide to building your own dedicated home theatre room. How to choose a suitable home theatre roomSelecting the paint or wall coveringAdditional r ...

If you wish to keep the timber finish on a wooden highchair, I suggest using Cabots 1L Clear Gloss Benchtop Timber Finish. It is food safe (once full ...

For sealing a wash, try a sealer similar to our Rust-Oleum 887ml Matt Clear Chalked Protective Topcoat. It was designed for use over our Rust-Oleum C ...

The first step to finishing a piece of furniture with varnish is preparing it with sanding. Your final results will only ever be as good as the work ...

There isn't anything inherently wrong with using exterior paint inside your house. However, since it is a paint designed for exterior use, some bette ...

In regards to the best timber for a study desk, I would choose something slightly denser than pine. If you are writing on paper, directly on the desk ...

You have choices on how to proceed. It all depends on what you wish to do with your furniture. Do you wish to keep its character and not change anyth ...

If you want to have it match as close as possible, I would suggest a sand back on the underside first. This would give you a better idea where you s ...

It is always best to hang from a solid structure like a stud. This does away with ever having to worry that the fixing in the plasterboard is strong ...

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