Stripping, scrapping, sanding, staining, polyurethane, sanding polyurethane, and one more coat of polyurethane this is the result!
I am so happy with the result...kind of looks like this table...don't you think? I have the ladder back chairs from our old set for the ends of the table. They are going to be stripped, stained and the seats are going to get new rushed seats. Although I would love to find upholstered wing back chairs for the ends...someday!
I have done a lot of furniture refinishing, this has been my best piece to date! I forgot how much I love it...it could just be all the chemicals getting to my head. The hutch is still in the garage, untouched. I don't have a place for it in this house. I think it will be heading to the beach house in a few years, when we rebuild! And the chairs...headed to the curb...ugly!!!!!