Restoration to remove deep scratches

Pictured below is a fine Regency Satinwood sofa table with Rosewood crossbanding . The table had some deep scratches in the surface finish.The process of restoration involved using a polishing rubber charged only with methylated spirits

Restoration involving  reworking the surface finish

Restoration involving reworking the surface finish

IMG_0247.This was worked in small circular movements,followed by small figure of eights then large figure of eights and finally straight lines,all working with the grain direction. The purpose of this is to rework the existing surface finish and in moving the shellac finish around the scratches are gradually filled.

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