Whether you've finished countless DIY projects or you're just starting your own, please feel free to call us with any questions about any step of the process.

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Do-it-yourself basics

A few pointers on keeping that beautiful piece of furniture looking great for years to come. From what to polish with to what kind of fabric protection is the best, you'll find all this information very helpful in making sure your furniture ages gracefully.

Restoring a piece of furniture is very satisfying and rewarding. Many people have the time and patience to undertake a project like this. We at Ackerman's have always encouraged our clients and friends to do as much as they can or would like to do. We have developed the following helpful ideas while teaching classes. We hope this information makes your project go smoothly.

Step 1: Stripping
Step 2: Prepping
Step 3: Finishing

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