How to Restore Anglo Indian Rosewood Furniture

Written by owen e. richason iv
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Anglo Indian rosewood furniture is ornate and beautiful. It is also durable and functional, able to serve as the centrepiece of any room. This furniture can be found in antique stores and furniture restoration shops. If you are fortunate to have a piece or set of Anglo Indian rosewood furniture but it is faded, you can restore it yourself to give it a fresh look.

Skill level:
Moderate

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Things you need

  • Dust sheets
  • Rubber gloves
  • White spirit
  • Sponge
  • Rubber gloves
  • White spirit
  • Rag
  • 280-grit sandpaper
  • Tack cloth
  • Gel stain
  • Sponge brushes
  • Cloth
  • Varnish
  • 500-grit sandpaper
  • Microfiber cloth

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Put down dust sheets in a well-ventilated space and set the Anglo Indian rosewood furniture piece on top.

  2. 2

    Put rubber gloves on your hands. Clean the Anglo Indian rosewood furniture piece with white spirit, using a sponge. Allow the piece to air dry once clean.

  3. 3

    Rough the Anglo Indian rosewood furniture piece with 280-grit sandpaper. Wipe off any dust with a tack cloth.

  4. 4

    Spread gel stain over the Anglo Indian rosewood furniture piece using a sponge brush. Let the stain sit on the Anglo Indian rosewood furniture piece between 10 and 15 minutes. Wipe it down with a cloth.

  5. 5

    Varnish the entire Anglo Indian rosewood furniture piece with a sponge brush, spreading the varnish with the grain in the rosewood. Let it dry for at least four hours thereafter.

  6. 6

    Lightly sand the Anglo Indian rosewood furniture piece with 500-grit sandpaper after the varnish has soaked into the piece and dried.

  7. 7

    Wipe it down with a tack cloth and buff with a microfiber cloth to finish.

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