the process

Stripping off the old finish

careful removal of stripper and old finish
revealing beautiful wood


Applying a new finish

finish application (tomasi sofa table)
varnishing a house door


Aging a modern cabinet with glaze stain

the original sprayed-on pale "maple" tint
wood is stained, sealed, then hand-glazed
one panel now is glazed dark
the final "antique" cabinet