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Old 6th Dec 2019, 8:49 pm   #279
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Default Re: Baird T5 restoration project.

Originally Posted by Panrock View Post
Won't staining the veneer run the risk of picking up any scratches in the grain pattern? A spray-over toner would be safer and probably more original too.

Hi Steve,
Something to consider, although I was planning to apply French polish to the assembled cabinet. There was a time when large service departments employed a French polisher to tidy up radio and TV cabinets.
Attachment shows the new control panel being prepared for veneering.

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