How to repolish your dining table

arie polishing your table in your box you will have a scotch brite pad a piece of fine 320 grit flour paper a hundred and eighty grit pad a soft cotton cloth your Potter polish relevant instructions for weekly upkeep of your table just use the scotch-brite pad lightly rubbing along the whole table with the grain to keep it in good condition and remove any minor blemishes to read polish your table for Rapala Shing pick a cool day so the Polish doesn't dry too quickly polishing should be quick and easy and not take long at all stage one is to sand down your table using the 320 flour paper which you can wrap around the 180 pad for an even pressure start sanding a section of the table at a time working with the grain on this table this is across the table on other designs it will be along the length of the table you'll see dust form and the table will slightly change color continue sanding with even pressure always along the grain until you've finished all your sections and the whole table has been sanded Stage two is to remove all excess dust with the soft cloth working again with the grain rub off all excess dust stage three is to apply your polish gently agitate your Potter polish and pour some onto the tabletop I like to work in ten to twelve inch strips down the table using a circular motion spread out the Polish with the cloth working into the table as you go pour it out spread it out pour it out spread it out continuing in circular movements it's better to use more polish than less as you don't want it to dry off before you get to the end of your section then with a clean cloth remove the surplus polish off the table in light wide circular sweeps constantly turning the cloth over for a clean surface all the time then using another clean cloth and going right up to the table edges in long straight continuous movements this time white all the way along the grain repeat this all the way across or down your table depending on the direction of its grain let the polish dry overnight it's good practice the next day to finally rub the surface of your table with your scotch brite pad working again with the grain then dust off this will remove any shiny patches and possible surface blemishes for deeply ingrained marks or stains use the 180 grit pad or even a stanley knife blade for deeper stains place the blade on the table surface tilt it forward by about 5 degrees push with your thumbs to get a curve then scrape with the grain creating light shavings to remove the mark then using the 180 grit pad and working with the grain sand over a wider area than the mark followed by the 320 grit flour paper dust off the residue with a cloth as a short-term remedy just repolish the local damaged area by spreading the Polish out and removing all excess polish off always along with the grain ideally you'd repolish your whole table at the same time but otherwise it can wait until later that's all there is to it you now have a beautiful eerie polish table always store your polish in a cool place to keep it in best condition if you'd like to order any more polish or need any more help please give us a ring or email us

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