How do I refurbish my old clock?

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I wish to refurbish my old clock. Shoud I do or not? Thanks

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  • Asn26895873 Asn26895873 on Nov 28, 2018

    Definitely, what do you have to lose!?! 😜

  • Simona Ayres Simona Ayres on Nov 28, 2018

    More suggestions. ..about change colour? Thanks for your replay

  • Lagree Wyndham Lagree Wyndham on Nov 28, 2018

    It depends, is it antique? Sometimes you loose value by refurbishing or refinishing. What do you have in mind?

  • Lifestyles Homes Lifestyles Homes on Nov 28, 2018

    I gather you mean the wood case and not the clock face?

    I would not paint it, nor totally strip it & re-stain it, as it appears to be Tiger Oak (quarter dawn oak) which is unique and getting rarer by the year.


    Howard’s Restore A Finish (might be one word) is highly praised in the antiques & vintage furniture refinishing forums. That’s a safe product.


    Lots of people swear by GoJo for serious clean up and avoid the over-restored look. I would try a spot on the back, after I looked on line at whether it was just removed with dry cotton rags or damp, or what.

  • Dee Dee on Nov 28, 2018

    If you want to paint the clock and it is not an antique, go for it. I would use Rustoleum spray paint in color of your choice to avoid brush marks.

  • Lori Lori on Nov 28, 2018

    I burnt my Formica counter top. It is black. How do I repair it?

  • Bryan's Workshop Bryan's Workshop on Dec 01, 2018

    Lovely clock! I collect clocks and restore junk ones. I have one of my projects on Hometalk. Is your clock running?


    https://www.hometalk.com/36110233/three-junk-clocks-fixed-and-flipped



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