Transforming A Retro Heywood Wakefield Desk With A Stunning New Look!

Written on 04/29/2024
Marc Spagnuolo

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Furniture-making lessons learned by refinishing an old desk.

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Refinishing furniture is definitely NOT my favorite task. That said, it’s hard to deny that the process often provides insightful information about how furniture is made as well as what materials, joinery, and finishes stand the test of time. Come with me on this crazy journey as we tear apart a 1949 Heywood Wakefield desk and transform it into a functional beauty!

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