For this old dining table refinish project I noticed how the leaves in the middle don’t match. There was a few steps for this old dining table, chairs and buffet refinish.
In this situation I had to strip off all the old finish and gett down to the bare wood. Then I had to sand through the color (as much as possible without going through the veneer) to get back to the original unstained wood. Then I restained all of it together to get a much better matching base coat of stain color. Read more