A few years ago, I took my mahogany front door down and did a complete refinishing: stripping, sanding, staining and finishing it with Minwax® Helmsman® Spar Urethane. It faces west, however, without much shade, so I knew that it would eventually need a fresh coat of protection.
When my good friend Jim called from a local antiques shop, he really sounded excited. He had found these two arts and crafts stained glass cabinet doors and knew they would look great in our home. After a quick measurement, Leigh Ann and I realized they would fit perfectly in our
The doors in our home really do take a daily beating: moving furniture in and out, kicking them open with our foot as we balance four grocery bags, and grinding the edges with dog leashes. Before long we have an assortment of nicks in what had once been a beautiful finished door.