I purchased a table and sofa that I found on Craigslist.
I decided to remove the stain with this:
Making it look like this:
I have not completed the table as I’m still working on the pedestal, but the table top has been stained. I’m so excited as I am leaping–(uugghhh) slowly–with the progress of the table. I am using Varathane and I’ve only used two coats, but I think I’m leaving it like this. I’ve applied two coats using an old rag, not a brush of any sort. Somehow, I’m comfortable with a rag. I still need to seal it. Here is the progress so far:
What do you think? Certainly, it isn’t complete, but I like it so far.