Tips and tricks to finish your reclaimed wood projects like a professional
In this build I show you how to quickly up your game, and build better reclaimed wood furniture. With a few simple tools it is easy to go from “standard” to a professional grade finish. I talk about preparation, application, and finishing techniques. Check out the video below!

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Step 1: Prep the Surface

This stage is where you make your money. You're going to want to remove all of the dirt and grime from the wood. But you do not want to eliminate the saw marks and character. The trick is using the right tool. I recommend the Makita Brush Sander and/or anAngle Grinder with a Wire Wheel.

<p>very good video! You'd be a good teacher. Thank you very much for sharing.</p>
<p>You're welcome!</p>
How about a link to the video for those of us that use our phones to read instructibles.
<p>the video is embeded, but you can watch here too https://youtu.be/hr8HAsM8WUM</p>

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Bio: The Builder - 28 year old former NFL athlete turned full time Builder. Specializing in Industrial style Reclaimed furniture and Industrial design aesthetic.
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