The easiest way to protect unfinished wood furniture is to seal the wood, which protects it from heat, moisture, stains, spills and surface abrasion. Applying a coat or two of paste wax can help condition the wood and pr... More »

To finish unfinished wood furniture, remove the hardware on the piece, and sand the wood with coarse sandpaper followed by fine-grit sandpaper. Clean the piece to remove any dust, and apply wood conditioner if the wood i... More »

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To paint unfinished wood furniture, gather together a sanding block, soap, water, sponge, primer, paint and finish. To customize the furniture, consider using different types of paint, stains and waxes. More »

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To finish unfinished wood furniture, remove the hardware on the piece, and sand the wood with coarse sandpaper followed by fine-grit sandpaper. Clean the piece to remove any dust, and apply wood conditioner if the wood i... More »

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To paint unfinished wood furniture, gather together a sanding block, soap, water, sponge, primer, paint and finish. To customize the furniture, consider using different types of paint, stains and waxes. More »

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Treat unfinished wood furniture to protect it from the elements and help preserve the clarity and beauty of its details. Clean it with a damp cloth to remove dust or grime. Remove hard and stubborn stains by sanding or a... More »

Refinish pressed wood furniture by sanding the shiny veneer surface, applying a couple of coats of primer and finishing with two or three coats of paint. The veneer surface on pressed wood must be sanded because it is no... More »