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Saving a Victorian Plant Stand: Part II

As I hope you saw in my earlier blog, I found this 1890s walnut Victorian plant stand at a local flea market priced at just $30. After cleaning off the dirt and re-gluing one loose leg, I am now ready to touch up the scratches and give the old finish some badly needed protection. If this looks like a project you might want to undertake, you can read more about what I am going to do right here.
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Saving a Victorian Plant Stand: Part I

My grandmother loved walnut Victorian antiques, and she loved teaching me how to refinish them. We don’t hear much about Victorian furniture right now, but bargains never go out of style. When I spotted this circa 1890s walnut plant stand at a flea market for just thirty dollars, I knew my grandmother would have urged me to buy it. So, if you want to see how easy it will be for me to restore it, you can follow along right here.
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